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Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund Concert set for April 28

Tipton Scholarship winner

Pictured: Michael Cox, Donnie Sorah, Angie Tipton, Richard Galyean, Jessie O'Quinn and Suzanna Masters

Jessie O’Quinn, a sophomore from Honaker, is this year’s scholarship recipient of the David Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

O’Quinn, who is majoring in music and math, will be awarded the scholarship during the David Tipton Memorial Scholarship Concert on April 28.

“We are excited to reward Jessie’s hard work and dedication to excellence with the Tipton scholarship,” said Donnie Sorah, a music professor at UVa-Wise.

The eighth annual David Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund Concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 28, in the black box theater in the Gilliam Center for the Arts at UVa-Wise.

The scholarship was established in honor of David Tipton, who served as a band director in the U.S. Army and as a band director at Pennington Gap High, Thomas Walker High, Powell Valley High and J. I. Burton High.

Admission is free and donations will be accepted at the door or can be mailed to: David Tipton Scholarship Fund, Powell Valley National Bank, 228 E. Fifth St., Big Stone Gap, Va 24219.