Scholarships

The Jim Ott Scholarship is a national scholarship offered by SOME to members of the Drum & Bugle Corps activity. It is in the amount of $3,000 and is named after Jim Ott who was a nationally known brass arranger for several different Drum & Bugle Corps including the Stockton Commodores, Concord Blue Devils, and Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps. It is presented each year at the Drum Corps International Championships:

  • 2015 – Phil Andrews – Central Connecticut State University
  • 2014 – Carter Taylor – Cavaliers
  • 2013 – Dominic Zanaboni – Phantom Regiment
  • 2012 – Kevin Hoenie – Music City
  • 2011 – Stephen Grindel – Boston Crusaders
  • 1996 – Spencer Jepson – Turlock, CA
  • 1995 – Erika Schafer – University of Massachusetts
  • 1994 – Christopher Moss – Cadets of Bergen County
  • 1993 – Chad K. Jacobs – Jacksonville State University
  • 1992 – Heidi Martin – Massachusetts
  • 1991 – Rachel Bettin – Illinois State University
  • 1990 – Brian Meyer – Cincinnati, OH
  • 1989 – Susan E. Hohstadt – Troopers
  • 1988 – Anne M. Hale – Western Illinois University
  • 1987 – Andrew Poor – Kissimmee, FL
  • 1986 – Elizabeth Geick – Blue Devils
  • 1985 – Mark Ramthun – Madison, WI
  • 1984 – David Allan Lang – Dubuque, IA


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