Clark College Jazz Festival Sweepstakes Trophy goes to Mountain View High School
After three full days of exciting vocal and big band jazz, the outstanding musician awards and the evening finals results for the 50th Anniversary Clark College Jazz Festival have been announced. In recognition of the “uncompromised vision” that led to this milestone event, two honorary Legacy Sweepstakes Awards were presented to Dale Beacock (posthumously), jazz festival coordinator from 1970 to 1984, and Chuck Ramsey, festival coordinator from 1985 to 2007. In a fitting tribute for his contributions to the Clark College Jazz Festival, the coveted Sweepstakes Award was renamed “The Dale Beacock Memorial Sweepstakes Award.” This year, the Dale Beacock Memorial Sweepstakes trophy was awarded to Vancouver’s Mountain View High School. Ridgefield High School took first place in the A Division, Hockinson High School won the AA Division, and Seattle’s Garfield High School won the AAAA Division, with Battle Ground High School coming in second.