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Orchestra awards scholarships
0713 ECO scholarship
The 2012 recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's academic scholarships are Charles Patterson (left) and Jonathan Rud. Not pictured is Scott Snell. - photo by Photo provided

The Effingham Community Orchestra awarded its second annual academic scholarships on July 8. The 2012 recipients are Charles Patterson, Jonathan Rud and Scott Snell.

To be eligible to apply for the annual academic scholarship, an individual must be a member in good standing of the Effingham Community Orchestra for a minimum of two straight years.

The orchestra is accepting musicians. For information about orchestra membership, call 826-5300 ext. 25, visit the Web site or email