The members of the Centrum Arts League in conjunction with FACE were delighted to once again offer scholarships to outstanding young musicians who are graduates of northwest Harris County area high schools. Our 2013-2014 recipients are students at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music and Sam Houston State University’s School of Music.
Tommy Trinh is a 2011 graduate of Cypress Woods High School majoring in music education and vocal performance at the University of Houston. He is the recipient of the Barbara Schlattman 2013 Scholarship. Tommy is a member of the Honors College and a leader among his peers in the Moores School. It is said that his energy, initiative, and enthusiasm are some of his most outstanding characteristics.
Nicolas Lopez is a 2011 graduate of Tomball High School studying vocal performance at the Moores School. Nicolas is also a member of the Honors College. One of his professors has this to say: Nicolas is a curious and passionate musician who is eager to learn interesting repertoire – if anything, my challenge is getting him to slow down a bit!
Emily Eisterhold is a 2011 graduate of Spring High School majoring in music education at Sam Houston State University. Her philosophy is that music is something meant to be shared, not kept within, and she would love to help in spreading the joy of music to others. It was said of her that she exhibits all of the qualities one would hope for when choosing a student to serve as the face of the university and the school of music.
Ramsey Hampton is a 2011 graduate of Andy Dekaney High School in Spring ISD. He is majoring in music education at Sam Houston State. Through his university activities, teaching private lessons, and leadership in the music program at his alma mater, Dekaney High, he is developing his skills as a professional musician and music educator by doing, not merely by attending classes. He is considered to be an outstanding student leader by both his peers and his professors.