A Cincinnati student will be presented a scholarship named after a local musician who was murdered.
The Michael W. Bany Scholarship will be presented to Devonte Roach on Tuesday, July 5 at 7:30pm.
Roach is a 2011 Purcell Marian graduate who plans on attending Berklee College of Music in Boston where he will study music composition. After the presentation Roach will perform a song with the Sonny Moorman Group who will be performing as part of the PNC Summer Music Series.
Michael W. Bany was a well-known musician who has played with the Goshorn Brothers, Wheels and the Bluebirds.
Bany was murdered in 1995 following a performance.
The corner of Main Street and Jail Alley is now known as Michael Bany Way.