CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – Angelina Cerami, a student at John Jay High School, has been accepted into the Pre-College Acting Program at the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

Every year, about 250 high school seniors who applied for the program are brought to the university’s Ann Arbor campus, where they undergo a rigorous audition process to gain admission.

Following auditions, 20 students are then selected to participate in the summer program, from June 30 to July 13.

Cerami is also the founder and current president of the student board of ArtsALIVE!, which is in its initial year. ArtsALIVE! is a high school arts booster club.