The Kaye Dimock Pottie Scholarship Trust, dated September 29, 1993, provides a scholarship of $500 to an outstanding music student graduating from an HRCE high school. The successful candidate(s) must demonstrate a high degree of proficiency and leadership qualities, and must be pursuing the study of music.

About Kaye Dimock Pottie

Kaye Dimock Pottie was born on August 3, 1937 in Avonport, Nova Scotia. After studying music at Acadia University, the Maritime Conservatory of Music, Dalhousie University, Mount Saint Vincent University, the University of Western Ontario, and in Esztergom, Hungary, she began teaching in Nova Scotia public schools in 1954. Over the course of her career, she was a teacher, a supervisor, a director of music teacher training at Dalhousie University, a director of continuing-education choral classes in Halifax, and an adjudicator at various festivals. She was a consultant, and then supervisor, with the Halifax District School Board, and founded the Youth Honour Choir system in the Halifax schools in 1976. (From the Canadian Encyclopedia)