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Pat Lacey Endowed Scholarship Award Recipient Named

 Lyssa McClennan was named the recipient of The Pat Lacey Endowed Scholarship Award recipient. McClennan is a soprano opera singer studying music at Missouri Baptist University.

The award is a grant that can be used toward music, entry fees or singing competitions. It is awarded to an outstanding vocal performance major who has 3.0 GPA or higher. Preference given to MBU opera workshop participants.

Last year, the scholarship was awarded to music education student Kristianna Pirrie.

Mrs. Lacey is MBU’s first lady. She retired in 2015 as an assistant professor at MBU and director of Allusion, the University’s premiere vocal/jazz ensemble.