Students Shine at 2018 NAHS Music Awards Ceremony!
The NAHS Music Department held its annual music awards night on June 4th to celebrate a year of outstanding performances and music education. Many talented music students were recognized for their contributions and accomplishments, and for their dedication to the music programs during their years at the high school. Congratulations to all on an amazing year!
Chorus Awards: Choral Rookie of the Year, Teddy Asvestas; Outstanding Underclassman, Jordan Mongell; Concert Choir MVP, Garrett Henningsen; Treble Choir MVP, Shannon Booth; Scarlet and Black MVP, Alyssa Peltonovitch; Choral Spirit Award, Juliana Motta; Chorus Unsung Hero, Simona Arloro; National Choral Award, Emily Cummings, Will Ferguson; Choral Director’s Award, Arlen Hylan, Joanna Lopez, Outstanding Musicianship; Tyler Donofrio and Liam Houlihan; Choral Service Award, Samantha Cook.
Band Awards: Band Rookie of the Year, Evelyn Wang; Outstanding Brass Award, Valerie Nguyen; Outstanding Woodwind Award, Jesse Goldman; Outstanding Percussion Award, Keval Ashara; Band Unsung Hero Award, Michael Cashman; Band Spirit Award, Adamo Restaino; Band Director’s Award, Austin Bussell; The National Marching Award, Danielle Reardon, Aren Hylan; John Philip Sousa Award, Elliott Bruce; The Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, Michael Doughty.
Recognition of Seniors: 4 year band students,Keval Ashara, Raj Aurora, Elliott Bruce, Jacob Buchholz, Austin Bussell, Christela Carino, Michael Cashman, Katie Colwell, Danielle Cunningham, Michael Doughty, Tabitha Gilligan, Jesse Goldman, Robert Linscott, Brandon Nguyen, Valerie Nguyen, Jason Park, Danielle Reardon, Adamo Ristaino, Patrick Roche, Robert Rodgers, Lauren Stump; 2 year chorus students, Shannon Booth, Kenna Fokum; 3 year chorus students, Cam Abernathy, Sofia Fedele, Garrett Henningsen, and Catriona LaGrassa; 4 year chorus students, Camrey Adams, Simona Arloro, Emily Cummings, Tyler Donofrio, Christa LeBlanc, Joanna Lopez, Juliana Motta, Jamie Plodzik, Lindsey Reitano, Danielle Vissering; 4 year chorus & 1 year band students, Will Ferguson, Liam Houlihan; 4 year chorus & 2 year band student, Katherine Bace; 4 year chorus & 3 year band students, Katina Brown, Alyssa Peltonovich; 4 year chorus and 4 year band students, Samantha Cook, Aren Hylan, Cerena Leaffer.
Recognition of 3-year Juniors (Band and/or Chorus); Lauren Ahlholm, Mikey Ando, Talia Avestas, Jayda Baker, Christopher Beasley, Grace Beya, Nick Bohrer, Manal Boutissant, Lauren Brennan, Ryan Burns, Eros Canetti, Hanna Carroll, Daniel Chen, Matthias Conrad, Kathryn DiBlasio, Ali Dickey, Olivia Dunshee, James Fagan, Sarah Farnum, Izabel Ferrao, Noah Ferreira, Kyle Fielder, Carly Fraser, Aleigh Gerron, Maria Gichana, Derek Gilmore, Trey Gring, Audra Guglietta, Francis Hearst, Daniel Heron, Valerie Herra, Spencer Heystek, Madeleine Higgins, Caitlin Howard, Joseph Huggins, Catherine Jacques, Alana Kelly, Teresa Kissel, Angie Klepach, Raj Koorapaty, Eva Kozol, Noah Kravette, Piyush Kumar, Brian Le, Ana Lewis, George Lord, James Lyons, Rishika Makkena, Claire Mezzina, Glen Middleton-Cox, Jordan Mongell, Conor Najarian, Ryan Ness, Chloe Ostiguy, Mailli Palavicini, Anthony Passariello, Kailee Phaneuf, Isadora Pinzer, Madelyn Reveal, Andy Robie, Hope Robinson, Phoebe Sahlas, Julia Sarrasin, Lauren Satterwhite, Kathryn Smid, Eric Spitzer, LeGrant Stanley, Jalicia Susana, Sophia Travers, Kaira Vo, Brian Voke, Julia Webster, and Zachary Wolmering.
MMEA Northeast Junior District Awards: NAMS Recipients, Catherine Gilligan, Tyler Murray, Leah Rhodes, Henry Wright, Walter Wanyoike, and Sean Ma; NAHS Recipients, Benjamin Leising, Emma Buyea, and Evelyn Wang.
MMEA Northeast Senior District Awards: Chorus Recipients, Eros Canetti**, Emily Cummings** Owen Ferguson, Will Ferguson**, Carly Fraser, and Francis Hearst*; Band Recipients, Elliot Bruce**, Jesse Goldman**, and Daniel Heron.
* Denotes All-State Recommendation.
** Denotes All-State Recommendation with highest state honors and participation in MMEA All State Band or Chorus.
James R. Fulks Music Award Scholarship Recipient: Cerena Leaffer.
North Andover Music Association Scholarship Recipients: Emily Cummings, Will Ferguson, Elliott Bruce, and Michael Doughty.
(Above) Michael Doughty, Elliott Bruce, Will Ferguson, and Emily Cummings receive NAMA Scholarship awards.
(Below) 73 Juniors receive letters recognizing three years of band and/or chorus participation.