Student Spotlights

Emily Schwartz
Emily Schwartz is a dancer with a myriad of talents.  At age 4, Emily’s mom signed her up for gymnastics, ice skating and dance to find out where her interests might be. She fell in love with dance and has been dancing since. This spring, when Emily was only a sophomore, she was awarded the Edward H. Benenson Scholarship to attend a summer program ...
October 31, 2013
Tess Sapertein
Tess Saperstein is a senior Communications major and recently placed 2nd at Yale and 7th in the National Catholic Forensic League. Tess had no idea that debate would be her passion. In 8th grade, Tess wanted to take karate. Her mom wanted her to try debate. Tess agreed to attend one debate meeting at Bak and afterwards she was hooked. ...
September 30, 2013
Talent Runs in the Family

Dreyfoos senior Caroline Winer and sophomore Madelyn Winchester are cousins and the fourth and fifth grandchildren of Jackie Winchester to attend Dreyfoos. We are not sure how many more grandparents have reached that level! Caroline is senior in the vocal department and Madelyn, a digital media sophomore, is the youngest of the grandchildren ...

August 30, 2013
Stephanie Weil
Stephanie Weil, a junior in the Digital Media department, has had an interest in photography since a young age.  She was a competitive equestrian hunter-style jumper until the age of 12 and spent a lot of her early years around nature and animals; she was so inspired by her surroundings that she began photographing her friends and the horses ...
May 22, 2013
Chris Wan 2013 Valedictorian
In addition to being a stellar pianist Music Department senior Christopher Wan is also the class of 2013 valedictorian!  Under the guidance of his parents Chris started playing the piano at the early age of 5.  By the time he was 10 it had become a real passion and it was evident that he had something special ...
April 22, 2013
Kathia St. Hilaire visual artist

Visual Senior, Kathia St. Hilaire, started making artwork as a way to communicate her thoughts.  When she was young she suffered from a speech impediment and had difficulty expressing herself; she discovered through art she was able to illustrate with a simple drawing what she wasn’t able to say ...

March 22, 2013
Molly Block Technical Director

Molly Block has been working countless hours getting ready for the Theatre Department’s production of Guys and Dolls --- but you won’t see her on stage; she spends her time working feverishly behind the scenes.  Molly, a senior in the Theatre Department, took some time out of her hectic production schedule ...

February 22, 2013
Juan Suarez a junior in the Vocal Department

Juan Suarez, a junior in the Vocal Department, has been involved in music for a long time; he studied violin for many years but it wasn’t until he started singing three years ago that he felt he really connected to the music. This past summer Mr. Suarez attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute ...

January 22, 2013
Nicholas Garlo

Nicholas Garlo a senior Dance major at Dreyfoos has high aspirations for his dance career, a dream just last year he thought might be impossible.  Nick started taking gymnastics at a young age then Nick gained acceptance into Bak Middle School of the Arts and started building skills in all forms of dance ...

December 22, 2012
Percussion Group

When most people think of percussion players they think of drummers playing a bass or snare drum.  Not so, with the Dreyfoos percussion ensemble!  At the upcoming Prism Concert you will be wowed by this group of talented young musicians who play the drums yet so much more -   marimbas, xylophones ...

November 22, 2012
Cameron Jackson and Tierra McClendon prepare for A Raisin in the Sun

Dreyfoos seniors Cameron Jackson and Tierra McClendon are in the midst of rehearsals for the upcoming Theatre Department production of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun.  Both Cameron and Tierra are musical theatre majors and have graced the stage of Meyer Hall on more than one occasion...

October 22, 2012
The Muse

Communication Department seniors, Shawna Bilton and Dominique McKenzie are taking the reigns as The Muse Editors-In-Chief.   Both Shawna and Dominique have been on The Muse staff for the past two years and look forward to an exciting year with new staffers, fresh ideas and an updated website...

September 22, 2012
Ericsson Hattfield

This summer Ericsson Hatfield, a junior in the Orchestra, attended the Meadowmount School of Music summer program. This experience would not have been possible without the generous support the Benenson Scholarship Fund. Ericsson has been awarded the Benenson Scholarship for the past two summers...

August 22, 2012