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Kiwanis Festival Awards Gold to St. Anne Music Student

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Haley Blinn, a Gr. 8 French Immersion student at St. Anne School practices after taking home the Gold Award for her solo performance on the baritone sax at the Sudbury Kiwanis Music Festival.

April 17, 2011 - It has been a year filled with long hours of practice, but the efforts have paid off for Haley Blinn, a Gr.8 French Immersion student at St. Anne School. Haley recently competed in the Kiwanis Music Festival where she took home the Gold Award for her baritone sax solo.
Haley actually participated in 2 festival competitions during the day. One was with her Sudbury Catholic School Band comprised of members from 4 Catholic elementary schools under the direction of Ms. Joanne Comisso, vice-principal of St. Anne School, and Mrs. Leann Urso, instrumental band teacher at St Francis, St. Raphael and Pius XII Elementary schools. Haley won silver with the band, which was a great honour, but when asked about her gold Award win, Haley was ecstatic. She said, "I was very nervous but like everything else, practice helps. I think it is the practicing that helped me win the gold." Ms. Comisso congratulated Haley on all of her hard work and outstanding contribution to the band. All the staff and students at St. Anne School are very proud of you Haley and we wish you continued success with music in your future! Way to go Angel!

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