PLAINFIELD, NJ - Social media was abuzz when Plainfield's Alexis Morrast performed at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Morrast, a 10th grader at Plainfield Academy for the Arts & Advanced Studies (PAAAS), won first prize at Showtime at the Apollo, a brand-new one-hour special and reimagining of the classic talent showcase series.

She was congratulated by the Plainfield Public School District as well as her Principal, Dr. Angela Bento, for this great accomplishment.

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“We are so proud of you,” said Dr. Bento.

For more information, visit plainfieldnjk12.org.