BURR RIDGE — Quinlan & Fabish Music Company announced that one of the annual recipients of the National Association of Music Merchant Foundation’s William R. Gard Memorial Scholarship for 2013-14 academic year is employee John “Jack” Finnegan in Support Services at Quinlan and Fabish, Burr Ridge.
Finnegan has worked for Quinlan & Fabish Music Company for three plus years and is a student at University of Iowa, pursuing a degree in music and business.
Named for a former association executive vice president, the Gard Scholarship is designed to invest in the education of promising students who are contributing their talents to the music products industry. The annual award supports a portion of academic expenses for selected association member-company employees studying full-time at accredited, four-year universities. Quinlan & Fabish has been a association member store since 1963.
Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $2,000 per academic year. They may be renewed, provided the applicant continues his or her employment with a association member firm and maintains satisfactory academic standing. Scholarship renewal is considered following review and submission of required materials.
Quinlan & Fabish, is located at 6827 High Grove Blvd., Burr Ridge, and is a leading resource for band and orchestra instruments, music, accessories, lessons, repair and service and has a total of seven stores between Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.