Clark to honor achievements of student musicians

Pix - Music ShowcaseCLARK — The Clark Board of Education will be honoring the impressive accomplishments and achievements of student musicians in the District at the upcoming Board Meeting’s Showcase of Success this coming Tuesday 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Arthur L. Johnson High School.

The Frank K. Hehnly School Select Choir will be recognized for performing on New 12 New Jersey’s televised “Sounds of the Holiday” program, at which time they performed a number of holiday songs.

Also honored will be the Arthur L. Johnson High School Marching Band. The marching band received numerous accolades at the Tournament of Bands New Jersey State Championship earlier this fall. Among the honors bestowed on the marching band were Second Place in the State Championship, and the awarding of Best Drum Major to junior Thomas Spratt.

At the Board’s Showcase of Success, videos will be played of the Frank K. Hehnly Select Choir’s performance on the Sounds of the Holiday televised concert and the Arthur L. Johnson High School Marching Band’s performance at the Tournament of Bands New Jersey State Championship.

Each member of the Select Choir and Marching Band will receive a certificate of commendation from the Board of Education, and afterward, cake and refreshments will be served in the school library.

In the photograph, Arthur L. Johnson High School Drum Major Spratt is congratulated on being named Best Drum Major by Assistant Superintendent Ed Grande and Superintendent Kenneth Knops.