The ASCAP Foundation Louis Armstrong Award Honoring W.C. Handy at Mount Vernon High School

Created in celebration of W.C. Handy's 125th birthday, this scholarship, funded by the endowment of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, is awarded to a student at Mt. Vernon High School who has been accepted to an accredited college or university,  based on abilities in music performance and composition.

Past Recipients:

N'Dea Bajjo 2015
Zakiya Hinkson 2014
Labrea Pringle 2013
Jameil White 2012
Somto Imperial Anumba 2011
Chelsea Hamlet 2010
Pierre Joseph 2009
Felicia Bennett
Tyrell Brown
2008
Jahmal Brown
Jody Ann Green
2007
Erroll Brown
Gabriel Felippe
Howard Meadows
2006
Sarah Bellott
Jason Scott
2005
Sade Hewit
Taturn Shirley
2004
Jason Cornwall
John Isaac
2003
Sherron Patterson
Garth Crooks
2002
Candece Reid 2001
Stephanie Senior
Boyd Griffiths
2000