Inductee Selected for Academic Hall of Fame
Mr. Winston Byrd, a 1991 graduate of Gateway Regional, has been inducted into the Gateway Hall of Fame. He was recently honored at the Academic Awards dinner for his outstanding achievement in the professional world as an accomplished jazz musician and a music teacher. Attending the award ceremony with Mr. Byrd was his girlfriend, Elisabeth Daniels. Former teachers, David Sellen, Ethel Jean Deal, Kipp Matalucci, John Howard and Penny Cipolone also attended.
Mr. Byrd was initially bitten by the ‘jazz bug’ as a seventh grade student when his band director, David Sellen, played Maynard Ferguson’s ‘Give It One.’ It wasn’t long after that he witnessed legendary trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie and Jon Faddis in a Grammy Awards telecast. Mr. Byrd took a detour from his original plans to attend New York University to study Clinical Psychology and chose to go on the road with the Stylistics to pursue his dream. Mr. Byrd has performed as a lead trumpeter in big bands with Lionel Hampton, the Count Basie Orchestra, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, and Blood, Sweat and Tears, just to name a few...
Leading the Class of 2012
Class of 2012 Valedictorian
Class of 2012
Alex will be attending
in West Lafayette, IN.
Class of 2012 Salutatorian
Class of 2012
Jamie will be attending
College of New Jersey
in Galloway, NJ.
Top 10% of Senior Class
Breanna Carey, Jamie Connelly, Melissa Craig, Courtney Croft, Katelyn Guilfoy, Brittany Hudson, Alex Judson, Julie Kowalski, Nicholas Lamb, Rachel Mezis, Kristina Perdicaro, and Kenneth Wenner.
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April/May Gators of the Month
April/May Gators of the Month: (front row l-r) Kelly Feldman, Robert Alscher, Michael Offenbacker, Maria Mauceli, Rozalie Rodriguez, Jenifer Matlack, Audrey Sims, Kerstin Santora and Dua Malik; (second row l-r) Ray Geary, Eva Haydu, Cory Brown, Katelyn Hoffman, Alyceo Perez, Gabrielle Porrini and Josh Lukasavage; (top row l-r) Troy Dziewa, Jake Pennington, Austin Sanders, Samantha Turner, Jessica Archer and Guiseppe Evola.