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Local students honored with OSAA awards

Lakeridge and Lake Oswego students win trophies at music solo competition


Ben CaseO'DonnellLocal high school students pocketed trophies during a gathering of top musical talent from throughout the state last Saturday.

A dozen Lake Oswego High School students and five Lakeridge High School students were chosen to attend the Oregon School Activities Association soloist competition at Lewis & Clark College in Southwest Portland.Talia DuganJacob Cho

Each local high school had a first place winner: Lakeridge junior Ben Case took the top spot in the high saxophone category, and Lake Oswego senior Heather O’Donnell was the number one mezzo soprano. O’Donnell won in the alto category as a sophomore and a junior, placing third in her freshman year in that category.

Lake Oswego High freshman Talia Dugan landed second in the clarinet category. For soprano voice, Lakeridge junior Page Michels tied for second with a student from Portland’s Cleveland High School.Daniel FuOlivia HuangMichels

There also were three students who received fourth place in their categories: Lake Oswego High senior Jacob Cho, violin; Lake Oswego High sophomore Daniel Fu, cello; and Lake Oswego senior Olivia Huang, oboe.

The following Lakeridge students earned the opportunity to play at state: Mary Grace Goehler, bassoon; Ryan Koh, trombone; and Daniel Shapiro, trumpet.

The following Lake Oswego students also were honored with the chance to attend the state contest: Dev Bhargava, French horn; Jessica Lee, flute; Maia Lee, violin; Alena Madin, bassoon; Ben Pingrey, euphonium; Julia Porter, oboe; and Celeste Spanger, soprano.



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