Clarendon Hall students earn top awards at SCISA Music Festival


SUMMERTON - On March 15, seven students from grades 6-11 represented Clarendon Hall at the South Carolina Independent School Association Music Festival held at the USC School of Music. According to SCISA, more than 1,100 students competed at the annual event. Clarendon Hall received six gold medals and one silver medal.

Music teacher Candy Ashba said, "All the students worked extremely hard, and I am so proud of their accomplishments."

Headmaster Phillip Rizzo Jr. echoed Ashba's sentiments, "Having our students compete and excel among their peers affirms Clarendon Hall's commitment to academics, arts and athletics in a Christian environment. Our Saints family is incredibly talented, and I am proud to see their efforts recognized on a state level."

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