CCCG Scholarship Program
The Covington Conyers Choral Guild (CCCG) is committed to promoting excellence in choral music and seeks to support students who have chosen to pursue music as their future vocation. We are pleased to offer this scholarship program for graduates of the Newton and Rockdale County Public School Systems.
- The Covington-Conyers Choral Guild Music Scholarship offers students who plan to pursue a voice-related music degree up to $1000. It will be awarded based on the student's academic and artistic achievement, teacher recommendation, financial need, and a live audition and interview.
- The Joni B. Jones Memorial Music Scholarship was established by her husband, Mark Jones. Joni was the Assistant Director and Accompanist for the Covington-Conyers Choral Guild for 30 years, until she lost her batter with cancer on May 30, 2016. This scholarship offers students who plan to pursue a degree in music performance, such as voice, instrumentalist, teacher, conductor, etc. up to [amount to be announced]. It will also be awarded based on the student's academic and artistic achievement, teacher recommendation, financial need, and a live audition and interview.
The following documents will be available to download in the early Spring of 2018 to assist you in your preparation for the upcoming 2017-2018 Scholarship Application process.
- Scholarship Letter
- Scholarship Application
If you have an interest in supporting aspiring musicians, please contact us to find out how your tax-deductible contribution can assist us in providing this scholarship program.
CCCG Scholarship Recipients
We are proud to award two scholarships for the 2016-2017 Season in the amount of $1,000 each to the following students:
Miss Garner is a vocal major at the Academy of Performing and Visual Arts at Heritage High School in Conyers, GA. She was selected to participate in the GA Governor’s Honor Program for gifted and talented high school students, as well as performing in the GMEA All-State Chorus, the GMEA District IV Honor Chorus, the University of Georgia Choral Day, the HHS Advanced Mixed Chorale, and the HHS Chamber Choir. Miss Garner is a member of the Patriot Players International Thespian Troupe 4048 and has performed in The Little Mermaid Jr., Grease, The Addams Family, and Chicago. She has a 4.18 GPA and is in the top 5% of her class. Miss Garner will be attending the University of Georgia in the Fall pursuing a degree in Vocal Performance.
Miss Gonzalez is a vocal major at the Academy of Performing and Visual Arts at Heritage High School in Conyers, GA. She is a member of the Patriot Players International Thespian Troupe and performed in every musical, as well as participated in the Literary Trio and the 2016-2017 All State Chorus. Other school involvements were Football Cheerleader, Most Charitable Senior Superlative, Beta Club Member, and Demuth Society. She is involved in her community with the Kate Caruso Light the Way Scholarship Fundraiser (for high school students involved in their theatre programs), Camp Kate (grief camp for children ages 5-18), and Walking Home Together (rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome dogs). Miss Gonzalez will be graduating Magna Cum Laude, and plans to attend Georgia State University in the Fall with a dual major in Music and Biology.