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Bravo, Bravo: Awards and Scholarships Presented to Music, Performing Arts Seniors at Summit H.S. 'Senior Salute'


SUMMIT, NJ - Honoring members of the Hilltopper Class of 2018 who participated in Performing Arts and Music programs, the Summit High School 'Senior Salute' featured musical entertainment by the schcol's Jazz Combo, tributes to numerous Summit High School teachers for their guidance and support, kudos to Master of Ceremonies Tom Maliszewski, and expressions of gratitude to the Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee and Summit Music Parents Association and their respective presidents -- Gloria Ron-Fornes and Michelle Stevenson -- whose support was a big factor in the students' individual and collective achievements.

Among the honorees and scholarship recipients:

Joan Shavel - John Phillip Sousa Band Award

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Christopher Cummings - All City Music Master and Louis Armstrong Jazz Award

Christina Gangi - Summit High School Musicianship Award

Marcus Stevenson - Award of Excellence in Instrumental Music

Mimi Laws - All City Music Master and National School Orchestra Award

Emily Pommier and Julia Baldacchino - Distinguished Orchestra Musicians

Emily Pommier, Mimi Laws, Marcus Stevenson, Julia Baldacchino, Christina Gangi - Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Award of Excellence

Donell Williams - Award of Excellence in Vocal Music

Erin Manion - All City Music Master

Michael Greenstein - Esprit De Chorus Award

Brooke Beckett - National School Choral Award

Juliet Huneke - Summit High School Drama Award

Alisha Kewalramani - Summit High School Forensics Award

Scholarship Awards

SMPA - Pablo RojasLucy BlockChris CummingsMimi LawsErin ManionJulia BaldacchinoChristina Gangi and Marcus Stevenson

'Carol Hassert Scholarship Award'Chris CummingsAlyssa Gao and JJ Stewart

SPARC -- 'Ben Zukoff Memorial Technical Theater Scholarship'Sarah Beatty

'Mary Sniekus Scholarships' Juliet HunekeAlisha KewalramaniKim LeeErin ManionKeyshawn ReeseKatelyn SchroederJJ StewartLucy BlockBen ErrigReid Phillips and Ben Schachter

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