2012: Jennifer Nicholson. This year’s recipient of the Richard Ross Memorial Music Award arrived at Davidson with dreams of being a doctor like her parents. She did take a relatively long time to succumb to the Dark Side, but eventually she recognized in herself the same passion for music that she experienced when consorting with the students and faculty of the music department. She has distinguished herself by extensive involvement in both the music and theater departments. Her presence in chorale, opera workshops, our classes, and a wicked-good sense of humor will be missed next year, but our hearts wish her Godspeed in the pursuit of her career. It is with great joy that we award this year’s Richard Ross Memorial Music Award to Jennifer Erin Nicholson.
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