LAWRENCE, NEW YORK (JUNE 2023)—Lawrence High School is proud to announce that Stephanie Lopez was one of the selected students to represent the school in the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Eastern Division Conference hosted by the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA).

“We are incredibly proud of Stephanie and all of her accomplishments throughout her high school journey,” said Dr. Jennifer Lagnado-Papp, Principal of Lawrence High School. “We know she will continue to strive for excellence  and we look forward to cheering for Stephanie in all her future endeavors.”

Stephanie is a senior at Lawrence High School and has been a member of the show choir and drama club since middle school. Stephanie has performed in 16 Lawrence productions including playing the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Genie in Aladdin, Fiona in Shrek, and the Witch in Into the Woods to name a few. This year she had the privilege of performing in the All-County Chorus and was chosen as a soloist, in the All-Eastern Treble Choir, the ACDA Nationals Choir, and the All-State Mixed Choir, where she received a solo that she performed alongside the Eastman School of Music choir. In addition, Stephanie has been on scholarship with the Manhattan School of Music Pre-College program for the past six years. She spent her weekends taking college-level classes and gaining performance opportunities in a professional musical setting.

Stephanie is enrolled in high-level Honors and AP courses and is currently a member of the National Honor Society and National Society of High School Scholars. Stephanie plans on continuing her musical training as she pursues a Bachelor's in Vocal Performance at SMU Meadows School of the Arts in Dallas, Texas.

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