PIQUA — The Lehman Catholic High School Music Department held its annual awards banquet recently at the Knights of St. John Hall in Piqua.
Outstanding Musicianship Awards were presented to students in each class. Chosen Outstanding Senior Musician was Emily Reinhart, daughter of Keith and Anna Lisa Reinhart of Sidney. The Outstanding Junior Musician was Will Hoersten, son of Pat and Jennifer Hoersten of Sidney. Chosen Outstanding Sophomore Musician was Natalie Rocke, daughter of Scott and Michele Rocke of Troy. The Outstanding Freshman Musician was Sara Gibson, daughter of Joseph and Sonia Gibson of Tipp City.
Receiving the Outstanding Band award was senior Emma Simpson, daughter of Tisha Huth of Troy and Frederick Simpson of Sidney. The Outstanding Lehman Limelighter was senior Claudia Fatone, daughter of Andy and Amy Fatone of Sidney. The Outstanding Cavalier Choir member was freshman Lauren Riley, daughter of David and Jackie Riley of Sidney.
Seniors recognized for their dedication to the Music Department through choral or instrumental activities, or both, were Malachi Bezy, Kendal Eck, Claudia Fatone, Sara Fuller, Janelle Gravunder, Cassidy Hemm, Kassie Lee, Clayton Malone, John Meyer, Nick Neumeier, Emily Reinhart, Emma Simpson, Adriana Sehlhorst, Connor Thobe, CJ Trahey, Adam Vanderhorst, and Alex Wiseman.
Participation awards were also given to underclassmen in Band, Color Guard, Cavalier Choir, Limelighters, and Combo. Certificates were also awarded to those students who received superior (I) or excellent (II) ratings at the Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Event held in February.