Oboist Headed to Carnegie Hall
Josh Jung, an eighth grader at Wester Middle School, was chosen as the second place winner for the junior age category in the 2018 American Protege International Woodwinds and Brass Competition. Josh performed the solo Cimarosa in C minor and will perform at Carnegie Hall in the spring
Texas Art Education Association Features the Art of Frisco
Congratulations to Turner Killingsworth, Centennial High School graduate, whose art was featured at the State Capitol building in Austin in celebration of Youth Art Month. Turner’s piece is now prominently featured on the TAEA website.
Lebanon Trail Tennis Coach Honored as State’s Best
Lebanon Trail High School tennis coach Steve Maupin has been named the Texas Tennis Coaches Association’s 5A State Coach of the Year. Maupin helped the Trail Blazers advance to the 5A Region II final this season despite the school not yet having a senior class. More on the story here.
FFA Teams Advance in Leadership Competition
Nine teams representing FFA chapters at Centennial, Heritage, Lebanon Trail, Liberty, and Wakeland High Schools advanced to area competition after competing in Anna at the District IV FFA Leadership Development Event November 6.
FISD Students Selected for All-Region Orchestra
Congratulations to the many musicians at the high school and middle school level who were selected for the Texas Music Educators Association All-Region Orchestra. Visit https://www.friscoisd.org/news to see complete lists of students.