Faculty, Family, and Friends in Memory of Alex Aninos (1992-2014)
The Alex Aninos Music Education Scholarship was established by faculty, family, and friends in memory of Alex Aninos (1992-2014). Alex was a music education student who was completing his final year at Grand Valley State University (GVSU). He was a member of the saxophone studio, the indoor box lacrosse club, the music fraternity Phi Mu Alpha, and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Alex is remembered in the Department of Music and Dance as someone who embodied persistence and improved his work ethic to show incredible potential and great promise as a musician, educator, and person. Alex impacted the lives of many people in unique ways and will always be remembered as an energetic force and a positive agent of change.