The Karl L. King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge, Iowa

KARL L. KING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCED

Four area students were awarded college scholarships through the Karl L. King Memorial Scholarship Foundation this year.

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Three scholarships worth $500 each were awarded to students attending Iowa Central Community College with plans to participate in instrumental music.

Brooklin Border, a flute player from Fort Dodge and recent graduate of St. Edmond High School was awarded a $500 scholarship. Border, the daughter of Mark and Sheila Border, will be a freshman at Iowa Central Community College.

Anna Marie Ingalls, a clarinet player from Bancroft and graduate of North Union High School, was also awarded a $500 scholarship. Ingalls, the daughter of Art and Jacki Ingalls, will be a sophomore at Iowa Central Community College.

Andrew Schertz, an alto saxophone player from Fort Dodge and graduate of Fort Dodge Senior High, was also awarded a $500 scholarship. Schertz, the son of Jennifer Schertz, will be a sophomore at Iowa Central Community College.


The Karl L. King Memorial Scholarship Foundation also annually awards a $1,000 scholarship to a student attending an Iowa college or university with plans to major in music.

Nic Englin, a baritone player from Rockwell City and Graduate of South Central Calhoun High School, was awarded the $1,000 scholarship. Englin, the son of Owen and Erin Englin, will be a freshman at the University of Northern Iowa this fall.

“We had seven applicants this year,” said Paul Bloomquist, Director of Bands at Iowa Central Community College and also a member of the foundation. “As in past years, the quality of all applicants was very high.”

Other scholarship applicants included Carlee Bertram, a trumpet player from Dumont and graduate of Hampton-Dumont High School; Sarah Farwell, an alto saxophone player from Ames and graduate of Gilbert High School; and Logan Newhouse, a percussionist/marimba player from Estherville and graduate of Estherville-Lincoln Central High School.

The Karl L. King Memorial Foundation scholarships have been generously supported by several sources including Peggy and the late Tom Dowd and Dr. Greg and Joan Olson in memory of their parents.

“The legacy of Karl L. King continues through the quality of our future musicians and the generous support from our community and community members,” added Bloomquist.

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