Award Recipients

The second Recipient for academic year 2021-2022 is Xavier Robinson.

Xavier Robinson- Second Recipient of the Jack and Pat Fariss Scholarship for Music Education at SHSU for 2021-22.

Xavier Robinson is from Houston Texas and is an aspiring Music Education major at Sam Houston State University. Xavier graduated from Andy Dekaney High School in 2019 in Spring ISD where he served as Drum Major in the Blue Legion Marching Band his senior year. Xavier also had the privilege to perform with the SHSU Wind Ensemble as a freshman on Tenor Saxophone at the TMEA Clinic/Convention in 2020. Xavier studies saxophone under Dr. Masahito Sugihara and Dr. Scott Plugge. He is also a member of the SHSU Men’s Choir under Dr. Sandy Hinkley. Xavier intends to graduate in the spring semester of 2024, and then he plans on being a band director spreading his passion for music.

The Pearland Band Alumni & Friends along with Jack and Pat Fariss extends its sincerest congratulations to Xavier and wishes him the best on his continuing achievements.



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