On Monday evening, Wharton recognized 15 graduating seniors for Senior Night at the Performing Arts School (PAS) located at 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights.
Eight students performed for the event: Katherine Buchan of Summit, who has been studying flute at PAS for 13 years and will attend Carnegie Mellon University; Bridget Lynn of Berkeley Heights, who has been studying voice at PAS for 7 years and will attend New York University Tisch School of the Arts; Andres Marquez of Millington, who has been studying piano at PAS for 5 years and will attend Northeastern University; Megan Pan of New Providence, who has been studying voice at PAS for 5 years and will attend Princeton University; Carter Rosen of Long Hill, who has been studying violin at PAS for 11 years and will attend Stevens Institute of Technology; Shruti Sagar of New Providence, who has been studying piano at PAS for 11 years and will attend Tufts University; Sanjay Subramanian of Warren, who has been studying alto saxophone at PAS for 3 years and will attend the University of Maryland; and Victoria Zhou of Berkeley Heights, who has been studying flute at PAS for 5 years and will attend Princeton University.
Seven seniors were unable to attend the event: Julia Baldacchino, cello, of Summit will attend The College of New Jersey; Sarah Lalevee, guitar, of Berkeley Heights will attend Georgetown University; Annamaria Newmark, violin, of Warren will attend Lithuanian State University for Health Sciences; Michael Raman, piano, of Millington will attend Georgia Tech; Matthew Shih, violin, of Scotch Plains will attend Princeton University; Theo Stephen, clarinet, of Summit will attend George Washington University; and Nika Zaslavsky, violin, of New Providence will attend Carnegie Mellon University.
Says Student Services Manager Kristen Wuest, who organized the event, “As an alumna of the organization, I think it is important to recognize the commitment and dedication the seniors have demonstrated through the years. I can only hope they will come back to visit the Performing Arts School!”