Announcing The LaceLocker® Female Jazz Pursue Excellence Scholarship at SUNY Fredonia

June 24, 2019

Through the generosity of Bob and Shirley Coon, LaceLocker® and STASH® Sporting Goods, Inc. are thrilled to announce the endowment of our newest scholarship – the Female Jazz Pursue Excellence Scholarship at SUNY Fredonia. 


This scholarship will provide financial support for a female student who is a music major and who strongly contributes to the jazz program at Fredonia beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year.


The LaceLocker® Scholarship Fund is appreciative of this awesome gesture from Bob and Shirley Coon !

August 26, 2020

The recipient of the Female Jazz Pursue Excellence Scholarship at SUNY Fredonia for 2020 is Hannah Batsford from Baldwin, NY. 


She is in her final terms of study to complete two degrees - Jazz Studies and Music Education. Hannah has played in Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Concert Band, All College Band, New Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, and Brass Choir.  She also plays in a quintet with some friends called Hard Lacquer Bass. They have played in the Chautauqua, NY area. In her spare time she is involved with Fredonia Radio Systems.

Hannah is a recipient for 2020 and 2021.

Watch her recent performance HERE!


Hannah Batsford  - 2020, 2021