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Board of Education Recognizes District's Top Musicians

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Members of the Washington Township Board of Education individually saluted the District’s 2016-17 All-South Jersey and All-State Musicians at their March meeting. The impressive collection of talent included:

All-South Jersey Chorus
Isabelle Nutt (BHMS), Marissa Pestritto (BHMS), Andrew Seagraves (BHMS), Taylor Wise (BHMS), Isabella Vona (BHMS), Brenna McCuen (CRMS), Troy Smith (CRMS), Juliana Brunetti (OVMS), Alex Diaz (OVMS), Alison Maselek (OVMS), Gavin Sankus (OVMS), Kira Caines (WTHS), Stephanie Masapollo (WTHS), Baily Wielhouwer (WTHS), Nathan Tran (WTHS), Antonia Brunnetti (WTHS), Angelica Carroll (WTHS), Alexa Liss (WTHS), Sarah Perez (WTHS), Marco Santos (WTHS), Victor Rodriguez (WTHS), Zack Romann (WTHS), Amanda Watson (WTHS), Janel Weeks (WTHS), Madelyn Yerkes (WTHS)

All-South Jersey Orchestra

Emma Chu (BHMS), Violin; Katrina Lucero (BHMS), Violin; Arrington Scott (BHMS), Cello; Jennifer Depka (BHMS), Viola; Colin Shaw (CRMS), Bass; Rachel Heil (OVMS), Viola; Clara Fok (WTHS), Violin; Andrea Eleazar (WTHS), Violin; Laurel DiStefano (WTHS), Violin; Sami Jamieson (WTHS), Bass; Catherine Nyugen (WTHS), Violin; Kyle Lucero (WTHS) Viola; Marissa LaSalle (WTHS), Viola; Matthew Venuti (WTHS), Viola; David Grosmick (WTHS), Cello; Colin Ly (WTHS), Clarinet

All-South Jersey Band
Kayla Flaherty (BHMS), Clarinet; Julio Falcon (BHMS), Alto Saxophone; Jarett LeVan (CRMS), Trombone; Kristian Raices (CRMS), Trombone

All-South Jersey Symphonic Band
Gianna Pizzutillo (WTHS), Flute; Maria Forte (WTHS), Clarinet; Jenniann Herrera (WTHS), Clarinet; Alexcis Hickman (WTHS), Bass Clarinet; Chris Sawyer (WTHS), Alto Saxophone; Noah Avis (WTHS), Baritone Saxophone; Tim Alibrando (WTHS), Trumpet; Josh Ticcino (WTHS), French Horn; Ben Leusner (WTHS), Tuba; Luke Parrish (WTHS), Tuba
All-South Jersey Jazz Ensemble
James Sturniolo (Baritone Saxophone)

All-South Jersey Wind Ensemble
Colin LY (WTHS), Clarinet; Myles Huggins (WTHS), Soprano Saxophone;Seth Parrish (WTHS), Trombone; Matt Murgo (WTHS), Percussion

All-South Jersey Chamber Ensemble
Alexcis Hickman (WTHS), Bass Clarinet

State Honors Guitar Ensemble
Louis Testa (WTHS)

All-State Treble Chorus
Janel Weeks (WTHS)

All-State Mixed Chorus
Alexa Liss (WTHS); Amanda Watson (WTHS); Madelyn Yerkes (WTHS)

All-Eastern Mixed Chorus
Madelyn Yerkes (WTHS)

Pictured: Washington Township High School junior Madelyn Yerkes accepts the congratulations of Board of Education member Candice Zachowski. Yerkes was the school’s most decorated musician, earning recognition on the All-South Jersey Chorus, the All-State Mixed Chorus and the All-Eastern Mixed Chorus.