McLean County Dance Association

Scholarships

Gale Keeran Memorial Scholarship

Gale Keeran was a founding member and performer with the McLean County Dance Association. She was a participant in and advocate for the arts all her life. Gale died in 2001, and to honor her memory, the McLean County Dance Association established the Gale Keeran Memorial Scholarship.

Past recipients include:

  • 2017: Megan Hopf
  • 2016: Cailin Hall
  • 2015: Carrie Swartz
  • 2014: Regan Hall
  • 2013: Anna Throop
  • 2012: Rachel Smith
  • 2011: Anna Fritz
  • 2010: Marah Bates
  • 2009: Sophia Bellotti
  • 2008: Elizabeth Lindenmeier
  • 2007: Christina (Parlette) Hoff
  • 2006: Cassie Hanson
  • 2005: Grace Barlow
  • 2004: Aya Wilson
  • 2003: Lindsey Miller
  • 2002: Anna Adams Stark

Need-Based Scholarships

McLean County Dance also offers need-based scholarships for the August through May school year. Applications are available from the MCDA office and must be received by August 1 for the following school year.