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Feb. 27, 2018 - 100 Plano ISD Elementary Students Perform at the Meyerson

 

On Saturday, February 4, one hundred Plano ISD fifth grade students performed in the North Texas Children’s Choir (NTCC) at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center under the direction of world renowned conductor Rollo Dillworth. Founded by Ann Smith, the North Texas Children’s Choir is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing world-class choral musical experiences for children.

NTCC on stage at the Meyerson

The NTCC on stage at the Meyerson.

During the event Huffman Music Specialist, Chara Rollins was honored with the North Texas Children’s Choir “Teacher of the Year” award from NTCC founder Ann Smith.

Chara Rollins accepting award from Ann Smith

Chara Rollins, Huffman music specialist (left) receives her award from NTCC founder Ann Smith.

The following nine Plano ISD elementary schools had choir members performing as part of the NTCC.

Andrews Elementary

Sarah Riordan, Andrews Elementary music specialist

  • Ramya Bendapudi
  • Isaac Chen
  • Joelle Chung
  • Shreya Dhananjayan
  • Aryahi Gairola
  • Anushka Gupta
  • Rayna Li
  • Aanya Mohapatra
  • Shivani Nathan
  • Eric Qian
  • Shahnaz Showkath
  • Aashi Shyam
  • Nate Tang
  • Harini Venkatesh
  • Lekha Yogish 

Beverly Elementary

Ben Porter, Beverly Elementary music specialist

  • Audrey Bird
  • Ariel Cruz
  • Divyana Iyer
  • Anshul Khandekar
  • Nadine Khashab
  • Georgia Kiser
  • Toby Mattingly
  • Jinyuan (Edward) Mou
  • Tristan Ramon
  • Taylor Snyder
  • Lente VanderWesthuizen
  • Michael Yu
  • Tiffany Zhang
  • Lindsey Zhao 

Bethany Elementary

Laura Burton, Bethany Elementary music specialist

  • Elizaveta (Lisa) Ajaeva
  • Aimee Azzahra
  • Jackson Chambless
  • Emily Feng
  • Kahlie Gaske-Dominguez
  • RoseMary Hoang
  • Marissa Lee
  • Abbigail McMorrow
  • Ella Myers
  • Miharu Obayashi
  • Brock Schlef
  • Averi Scruggs
  • Julia Yin 

Daffron Elementary

Virginia Asiatico, Daffron Elementary music specialist

  • Rylee Adler
  • Rania Azizah
  • Briana Black
  • Haylee Blanks
  • Aliyah Freddie
  • Katie Jennings
  • Jenna Lee
  • Ava Mallard
  • Julio Mota
  • Ronnie Rapoport
  • Luiza Soares
  • Presley Thompson 

Hightower Elementary

Brenda Keen, Hightower Elementary music specialist

  • Makena Bonsukan
  • Shivani Chilakapati
  • Miku Coulston
  • Keya Dave
  • Marlee Flanigan
  • Connor Jenkins
  • Thomas Kirk
  • Kate Lara
  • Nicole Lee
  • Bhavini Nair
  • Sophia Nell
  • Maya Rathod
  • Olivia Rocco
  • Siya Sethi
  • Mateo Viteri 

Huffman Elementary

Chara Rollins, Huffman Elementary music specialist

  • Jimena Cerda
  • Elijah Colbert
  • Brianna Davis
  • Chloe Evans
  • Kaitlyn Frazier
  • Jazmyne Naizghi
  • Anna Shiue
  • Ava Westbrooks
  • Vanicia Wilhite
  • Jai'dyn Williams
  • Jayden Windham 

Schell Elementary

Leslie Tyson and Rachel Eldridge, Schell Elementary music specialists

  • Saanvi Andhavarapu
  • Ishya Jain
  • Arya Karthik
  • Kate Keller
  • Nagavenkat (Venkat) Modugula
  • Ava Nakhleh
  • Siri Peddinti
  • Shreya Ravi Shankar
  • JaMari Roberson
  • Jaime Ronquillo
  • Naisha Shrivastava

Skaggs Elementary

Skaggs Elementary NTCC performers

Skaggs Elementary NTCC permformers with Chantell Pickles, Skaggs Elementary music specialist.

Chantell Pickles, Skaggs Elementary music specialist

  • Kaitlyn Fan
  • Manya Gummaraju
  • Minseo (Sarah) Kwon
  • Abhinav Medarametla
  • Raksha Nattamai
  • Vedhav Nattamai
  • Mythili Pratap
  • Manvi Rawat
  • Arushi Sen
  • Lexing Wei
  • William Xie
  • Sherwin Xu
  • Iris Zhang

Stinson Elementary

Stinson and Otto students

Stinson and Otto NTCC performers with Hillary Leverton-Nolasco, Stinson Elementary music specialist.

Hillary Leverton-Nolasco, Stinson Elementary music specialist

  • Toluwalope Ajibola
  • Sloane Briscoe
  • Pranav Gorty
  • Hrishikesh Harish
  • Isabel Heen
  • Charlie Hodges
  • Meher Jammalamadaka
  • Rayan Kisar
  • Eva Nguyen
  • Rohan Palivela
  • Shravya Palivela
  • Addison Pardini
  • Samien Rahim
  • Vishalya Sairam
  • Heather Vo
  • Jackson Zemanski