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Meet our 2018 graduating seniors!

Jacob Best

Jacob is a lead pan player in the steel band, and plays trumpet for the marching band and Jazz Ensemble. He is also the band's Vice President. He is a member of the Beaver County Wind Ensemble, School/Travel hockey, and PMEA District/Honors Band and Jazz Band. Jacob works as a server at Sherwood Oaks, and enjoys playing hockey. He plans to join the United States Navy upon graduating.

Timothy Bruce

Timothy is a double gitta player for the steel band, and is a drum major, trombone player and President of the marching band. He is a member of the Jazz Ensemble, and is a member of the National Honor Society. He also participated in the "Mr. Ambridge" competition this winter. He enjoys hanging out with his friends and family, and studying physics and astrology. He plans to attend the University of Pittsburgh for Pre-Med.

Josie Chalupiak

Josie is a double 2nd player for the steel drum band, and is the Flute Section Leader and Librarian for the marching band. She is a member of the Ecology Club, and is a cashier at Shop N' Save. She enjoys participating in a rifle league, reading, and quality time with her friends and family. Josie is considering studying architecture or music in the fall.

Raegan Domenico

Raegan is a double tenor player for the steel band, and is a Cymbal Section Leader for the marching band. She is a member of the National Honor Society, is the Tri-M treasurer, a member of Interact and is a Cross Country manager. She works at the Sherwood Oaks Retirement Community, and enjoys hanging out with friends. She plans to go to college for Dental Hygiene or or Occupational Therapy in the fall.

TJ Kotula

TJ is a lead player for the steel band, and plays snare drum and electric bass for the marching band, and he serves as the band Secretary. He is a member of the National Honor Society, and is the Tri-M Vice President. He works as a manager at McDonald's, and enjoys playing guitar, piano and bass, and hanging out with friends. TJ intends to go to college either to study Radiology or Music.

Adalyn Kowal

Adalyn plays bass for the steel drum band, and is the captain of the Bridger Belles in the marching band. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Distinguished Young Women of Beaver County, Tri-M, the Interact Club, and is the Senior Class Secretary. She also participates in Track & Field and Golf, and is a Laine Photography Assistant/Rep. For her senior project, she organized this year's "Mr. Ambridge" competition. She works at Javy/Franzee's Banquet Hall and Sherwood Oaks Retirement Community, and enjoys taking cool pics, eating, sleeping and listening to music. She plans to study Speech Pathology with a minor in Photography upon graduating.

Kaitlyn Kutzko

Kaitlyn plays lead for the steel drum band, and plays clarinet for the marching band. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Tri-M, the Ecology Club, Piano, Envirothon Competition, Tennis and Stage Crew. She works as a hostess at Eat'n Park, and enjoys eating good food, being continually stressed, reading and listening to music. She plans to attend Pitt in the fall to study biology on a pre-med track.

Josh Lockhart

Josh plays double gitta for the steel band, and is a bari sax player for the marching band. He is also involved in the Jazz Ensemble. Josh enjoys hanging out with his friends, and is considering joining the Air Force after graduation.

Hannah Pritchard

Hannah plays bass for the steel drum band, and is the Tenor Drum Section Leader of the marching band. Hannah is a member of the Tennis Team, is a Stage Manager and member of the Stage Crew Club. She works as a Sales Associate at Famous Footware, and enjoys hanging out with friends and family. Hannah plans to study Marine Biology upon graduation.

Halie Rogers

Halie is the second member of her family to be in the steel drum band. She plays double tenor for the steel drum band and is a Cymbal Section Leader and Historian for the marching band. Halie is a member of the Interact Club, Student Council Treasurer, Cross Country Manager, NHS Member, Tri-M Secretary, and is involved in her youth group. She works at the Sherwood Oaks Retirement Community, and enjoys spending time with her family and her dog. Halie plans to study Actuarial Science next year.

Taylor Smith

Taylor is a lead player for the steel drum band, and is a Bass Drum Section leader, clarinet player, Librarian and Treasurer for the marching band. She's a member of the Interact Club, National Honor Society, the Senior Class, and is the President of Tri-M. Taylor works as a cashier at Shop N' Save, and enjoys horseback riding, listening to music and spending time with friends. She plans to become a Veterinary Technician in the future.

Baran Witowich

Baran is the third member of his family to be involved in the steel drum program. He plays the drum kit, and is the Drum Captain and snare drum player for the marching band. He is also involved in the Jazz Ensemble. Baran enjoys playing drums, guitar and listening to music, and "plans to make it in the real world" upon graduation.

Jack Watkins

Jack plays bass for the steel drum band, and is a Trumpet Section Leader in the Marching Band. He also plays for the Jazz Ensemble, and works at Wendy's. He enjoys drawing and "everything musical."

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