Medford, NJ – Shawnee High School Junior, Samantha Thomas, was accepted to the All-Eastern Mixed Choir.
The most musically talented students were selected from the Eastern region of the United States. They will prepare momentously challenging music performed under the leadership of prominent conductors in the biennial event.
A virtual 2021 Eastern Division Honor Ensemble program will take place March 4 through March 6.
Robert Joubert, music teacher at Shawnee, added “We are extremely proud of Samantha. She has worked tirelessly over the last few years to refine her craft, and it shows. This honor is reserved for only the most dedicated and talented students around. She has not only worked to improve her own abilities but contributed in leadership to our program.”
The Lenape Regional High School District’s four high schools – Lenape, Shawnee, Cherokee and Seneca – as well as the Sequoia Alternative Program, educate approximately 6,800 students from eight communities in Burlington County, NJ.
The communities served include Evesham, Medford, Medford Lakes, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Southampton, Tabernacle, and Woodland.
The Lenape Regional District is among the highest-achieving districts in the state, with an average graduation rate of 96% and an average combined SAT score of 1144.
A leader in progressive education, the LRHSD’s mission is to develop physically and emotionally healthy students who excel in an ever-changing world.