DeKalb 2013 Scholarship awarded to Michael A. Roper!
Michael Alexander Roper was born and raised in Stone Mountain, GA. He is a 2011 graduate of Druid Hills High School. He began playing drum set at his Uncle’s church when he was five years old. He played the clarinet in sixth grade, but maintained a passion for percussion instruments. He progressed so well as a percussionist, he was named drum major his senior year in high school. His passion for music led him to Albany State University where he is a junior Music Education major with an overall 3.2 GPA. His honors at ASU include being voted “Mr. Band”. He serves as one of the marching band’s music arrangers. Michael is a member of Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity Inc. Congratulations, Michael!
Scholarship Recipients Selected!