Two Manatee Community College students won awards and scholarships at the Florida Community College Music Symposium held Jan. 28-31 at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville. MCC winners are Roman Vazquez, guitar, and Marta McKinnon, strings.
Vazquez received a $1,000 renewable scholarship at a Florida college or university of his choice and was a featured performer in a concert at the symposium. He is a Bradenton resident and plans a career in music. McKinnon received honorable mention and performed in the Master Class-Strings held at the symposium. She is a Sarasota resident and also plans a career in music.