Scholarship honors memory of music teacher
His wife, Muriel, said she was surprised when more than 600 people attended her husband's wake last August following his death Aug. 18 after a brief illness.
Mr. Maynard began his teaching career at Merrimack High School in 1969 as director of music. In 1975, he became the director of choirs at Manchester High School West, where he taught until he retired in 2004.
"I was in awe of his ability to work with students and really help students to really mature with their voices," said Baines, a longtime friend. "To see the talent he was able to nurture is absolutely phenomenal."
"He was so full of life," she said in an interview.
Two West students — Meghan Gallagher and Mikaela Aherrera — recently received $500 scholarships from the fund to attend the Summer Youth Music School at the University of New Hampshire.
"Music was everything for him," she said.
Baines said Mrs. Maynard hopes other students can flourish.
Donations can be made to the scholarship fund through Centrix Bank, 1 Atwood Lane, Bedford 03110.
READER COMMENTS: 0
- UNH Law named a top 100 law school in magazine’s rankings - 0
- Loeb School spring classes offer career-change chance - 0
- 'Mathletes' chosen to represent NH in national competition - 1
- Pembroke Academy wants to help at-risk students - 0
- From Russia, with love of numbers at Nashua school - 0
- Great Bay Community College 'boot camp' trains students in precision manufacturing - 0
- Cyber defense competition coming to University of New Hampshire - 0
- Dartmouth College mourns sudden death of student - 0
- Ham radio introduction and class - 0
READER COMMENTS: 0
- Fugitive of the week arrested in Maine - 0
- Jacob Brown - 0
- 2 dead, 17 injured in NYC building explosion - 1
- Milan voters support Kenney in tight race, elect two new selectmen - 0
- Auburn police contract approved - 0
- Newton selectmen chairman defeated in election - 0
- Candia to look at alternatives to Central High School - 0
- Goffstown rejects $4.5M fire station plan - 0
- Bedford votes down fire substation; $30M for roads approved - 0
NH oil dealer who failed to deliver convicted in Montana of millions in construction fraud
John DiStaso's Granite Status: Shaheen among speakers at Senate Dems' climate change 'talkathon'
Minimum wages: Maximum spin
Hooksett votes down Pinkerton schools deal