Local middle and high school students are invited to compete in either the vocal or instrumental category in the Annual Bland Music Scholarship Competition sponsored by the Chester Lions Club. A $100 bill will be awarded for first place in both vocal and instrumental and $50 for second place in both categories at the local level. Winners will also represent our community at the State Lions convention this spring and will compete for cash and scholarship awards up to $2500.
The competition will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2012 at the Chester Baptist Church Sanctuary, located at 4317 W. School Street, Chester. The program will commence at 2 p.m.. Participation is limited to the first 15 applicants to submit their registration forms. Registration forms need to be received by February 22, 2012.
Registration forms and a copy of the rules can be obtained by e-mailing Chester Bland Chairman, Stephen Smith, at firstname.lastname@example.org  or call 520-1372.