2017 Senior Scholarship Awarded
The 2017 recipient of the GICB Senior Scholarship is Aaron Canty, euphonium. Aaron began band in middle school in Wayne County and moved to Brunswick in 9th grade. He is a senior at Brunswick High School where he is a member of the marching band, wind ensemble, and jazz band. Outside of school, he performs with the Golden Isles Youth Orchestra, the Coastal Brass Choir, and of course the Golden Isles Community Band which he has participated in for 3 years. Over the years, Aaron has received many honors including being selected 6 times for the GMEA All-District Honor Band, 5 times for the All-Region Honor Band, twice for the All-State Honor Band, and once for the Tristate Honor Band hosted by Florida State University. When he is not playing music, Aaron enjoys working with computers and playing video games. After graduation, he plans to attend either Valdosta State Univeristy or the College of Coastal Georgia. His major is currently undecided but he is leaning towards music performance or accounting. Thank you Aaron for your faithful service to the GICB and we wish you the best of luck in the future.