2012-2013 PMEA District 7 Scholarship Winners
Kelsey Shank - Manheim Township High School
Kelsey is the recipient of the District 7 Band Scholarship. She is a graduate of Manheim Township High School. Kelsey participated as a trumpet player in District, Regional, and All-State Band as well as District and Regional Orchestra. Kelsey was a member of Manheim Township's Marching Band, Jazz Band, Pit Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Orchestra, Chorus, and Concert Choir. She also participated in county band and orchestra. Outside of school, Kelsey has been a member of the Allegretto Youth Chamber Orchestra, Lancaster Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Lancaster Youth Symphony Wind Ensemble.
Sarah Broadwell - Hempfield High School
Sarah is the recipient of the District 7 Chorus Scholarship. Sarah has sung in four choirs at Hempfield, serving as Alto section leader and principal accompanist. She has participated in county, District, and Regional chorus festivals for the past four years and as accompanist for the PA All-State Chorus in her sophomore, junior, and senior years. Sarah also plays flute in the Symphonic Band at Hempfield as well as keyboard instruments for the Marching Band. Additionally, Sarah has performed in the pit orchestra for Hempfield's spring musical productions.
Noah Riek - Central York High School
Noah is the recipient of the General Music Scholarship for District 7. Noah has participated on trombone in Central York's symphonic band, concert band, 6 O'Clock Jazz Band, Jazz Lab Band, Holiday Brass, and the Panther Marching Band. He also plays viola in the String Orchestra and Symphony as well as many Theatrical productions. In addition, Noah is a member of the York Youth Symphony and was selected to the 2012 District 7 Lower band and played in the 2013 District 7 Orchestra.
Ryan Smith - Lower Dauphin High School
Ryan is the recipient of this year's District 7 Jazz Band scholarship. Ryan has served as a section leader in marching band as well as the principal player in the trombone and euphonium section. Outside of school Ryan has participated in District Band, District Orchestra, District Jazz Band, Regional Band, and All-State Band as well as participates in the Harrisburg Youth Symphony Orchestra. This past year Ryan has served as the president of the Lower Dauphin High School Chapter of Tri-M.
David Simeone - Gettysburg High School
David is the recipient of this year's District 7 Orchestra Scholarship. David is a talented percussionist who has played in numerous groups at Gettysburg High School and throughout the community. He is the percussion section leader in orchestra, drum major for marching band, and participated in the pit orchestra for musicals. David has also participated in County orchestra and band, district orchestra and band, regional orchestra and band, as well as All-State band and orchestra and All-Eastern Band. Outside of school David participates in the Harrisburg Youth Symphony for the past two years.