Eight Bethpage High School students and 16 JFK Middle School students have been chosen to perform in the Nassau Music Educators Association’s All-County ensembles. Several concerts are planned throughout January to showcase the student-musicians. 

The Bethpage High School All-County students are: Madison Cross, Doreen Dong, Isabella Fylstra, Ashley Garnar, Sophia Gianfrancesco, Kaitlyn O'Connell, Naomi Rufian and Nicole Zacchia.

JFK Middle School students who were selected for All-County are: Joseph Bashker, Adrienne Blonder, Kylie Cetain, Lauren Como, John Dong, Winrunpat Hattakitkosol, Alivia Ippolito, Leia Jarvis, Ava Morgan, Payton Morgan, Ryan O’Connell, Daniella Palmeri, Sahana Passaro, Katherine Sfeir, Matthew Schniedier and Julia Steele.

All-County selection represents one of the highest achievements in music for students. Performers are chosen based on their scores at the New York State School Music Association Solo Evaluation Festival and teacher recommendations.
 
In addition, three Bethpage High School students and four JFK Middle School students were chosen to perform in the Long Island String Festival Association’s Nassau Secondary Festival. The Bethpage High School students are Ruchitha Channapatna, Doreen Dong and Nicole Zacchia. The LISFA selections from JFK are John Dong, Winrunpat Hattakitkosol, Sarah Oh and Katherine Sfeir. 

The district congratulates the students on this impressive accomplishment.