ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Department of Music has awarded scholarships from the Loren E. Lomis Music Scholarship fund covering the 2023-24 academic year for the following students: Ashlee Kaup, Hoven; Ava Pickard, Sioux Falls; Cassie Webb, Aberdeen; and Madelyn Westby, Aberdeen. Pursuant to the Last Will and Testament of Loren E. Lomis, these funds are to be used by the Northern State University Foundation for scholarships for those students who show promise and dedication to the fine arts of music.
Additionally, music students receiving this award from the 2022-23 academic year included the following: Hannah Gasperich, Aberdeen; and Brody Hampl, Hastings, MN. Music students receiving this award from the 2021-22 academic year included the following: Hannah Gasperich, Aberdeen; Eli Houdyshell, Pierre; and Lora Toncheva, Bulgaria.
Northern State University greatly appreciates the generosity of the Loren Lomis Trust Under Will and its ongoing positive impact on the Northern State University music program.