Edward Stark Band Award

*Open to current and incoming students

ABOUT: This award is in memory of Mr. Stark, band director at SBHS for 38 years who retired in 1992.  A $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a musically talented candidate with a principal, teacher, parish or community leader recommendation who exhibit outstanding qualities of character and responsibility. Students must also complete a personal essay on their interest in music and why they enjoy playing their musical instrument.  Final candidates may need to interview with members of St. Benedict Preparatory School Administration. The award recipient will need to participate in the Band Program at St. Benedict Preparatory School for each year the scholarship is awarded.


  • Applicant must be an incoming or current secondary school student at St. Benedict Preparatory School.
  • Applicant’s recommendation must demonstrate evidence of musical ability, character and responsibility.
  • Applicant must personally compose an essay that explains his/her interest in music

Click HERE to look at last year's application.


2015 RECIPIENT: Ethan Edlund