GHS freshman Samantha Stoltzfus was honored by the board upon being named the winner of the middle school division of the 2017 Indiana Music Education Association (IMEA) Composition Competition for her string quartet composition “Sea of Thought“. She was awarded a plaque and was recognized at the state IMEA convention on January 13th, 2018. IMEA is currently working to arrange for a public performance of her work in May, by the Indianapolis Philharmonic.
GCS parent Maria Hurtado was recognized by the board for her willingness to help families in the Chandler community get their children safely to school. Mrs. Hurtado serves as a “walking school bus” for 13 Chandler students! A Chandler staff member also spoke highly of Mrs. Hurtado, saying, “She is one of the kindest and most dependable parents I have worked with” at Chandler. Thank you, Mrs. Hurtado, for being a great Chandler neighbor!
Senior Cade Fisher and junior Anton Pham were recognized for being named as alternates for the 2018 All-State Orchestra; Cade for Double Bass and Anton for Viola. Also recognized in absentia were Caroline Greaser (violin) and Kathryn Herschberger (violin) who were named to the 2018 All-State Orchestra.