Swanson receives Music scholarship

05.29.14 | Fine Arts, Advancement, Music Ensemble Scholarships

Swanson receives Music scholarship

    Patrick Swanson of Gilbert High School is seated with his grandmother, Joyce Holmes, as he signs a letter of intent to Southern Wesleyan University's Department of Music, where he will enroll in the fall of 2014.

    Also pictured are (from left): Gregory Day, professor of music and director of bands at Southern Wesleyan; Hunter White, band director for Gilbert High; Jane Swanson, Patrick’s mother; Jim Swanson, Patrick’s father; and Ann O’Cain, principal of Gilbert High. Patrick will participate in the instrumental and choral ensembles as he prepares to earn his degree in Secondary Music Education at SWU, a National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) accredited institution.  

    The music scholarship is renewable and open to students who are active in their school’s music programs and Southern Wesleyan students involved in each of the university’s three performing groups.  For details about music ensemble scholarships being offered at Southern Wesleyan, contact Day at , (864) 644-5414; or Don Campbell at , (864) 644-5402.

    Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant-leaders who impact the world for Christ. For details about degree programs, go online to