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11 Students from Shawnee performed with the All-South Jersey Band or Orchestra on January 7th and 14th at Rowan University. The groups, which are sponsored by the South Jersey Band and Orchestra Director's Association, and comprised of the best musicians in the South Jersey Region. Jun Choi, Aditya Deshmukh, Jacob Engime, Sam Feldcamp, Grace Gibson, Carl Hauser, Andrew Lee, Catherine Madewell, Peter Rushing, Connor Tamaki, Ian Willoughby were all selected based off successful auditions against the areas best high school musicians.
On Thursday, January 12, Shawnee's Multicultural Club and their adviser, Debra Bunn, attended the annual March for Martin at Lenape High School with district sister schools to celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His message of acceptance of diversity and judging people by the content of their character rather than by the color of their skin was remembered and embraced.
Congratulations to our December Sportsmanship Honorees! All were nominated by coaches for acts of integrity and respect in their sport: Matt Balzan, Timmy O’Hanlon, Justin Lubin, Jack Cahill, Jada Robinson, Cameron Morgan, Mark Miller, Meghan McMullen, Tara DeSpirito and Victoria Vricella
Shawnee's Future Business Leaders of America spearheaded a school wide campaign to raise money for juvenile cancer. The club ran a half court shot contest and worked with student council and many other Shawnee clubs and staff and helped raise over $6,000 to help fight the disease. Congrats to Alize Alvarado for being named Halfcourt Shootout Champion!
Shawnee Athletic Department would like to thank Trevor Short/MYAA Wrestling and the Shawnee Wrestling Booster Club for their donations towards a new wrestling mat. Both groups were honored at the dual match vs. CH East on Wednesday, December 21st. The mat will be a constant reminder of the dedication by both groups towards the Shawnee Wrestling Program.
Congrats to "Player of the Year" honorees-Burl Co Times-Dana Goldstein (Soc), Kara Bonner (XC), Sabrina Solomen (FH)