Valley Viewpoints: Well done musical

As parents of a Fulton Junior High seventh-grade music student who had the opportunity and privilege to participate in the recent GRB High School musical of “Damn Yankees,” we would like to extend our appreciation and thanks to all who were involved in the musical.

First, we would like to thank and recognize Director Tom Briggs, Music Director Tom Nami, Assistant Director Rob Lescarbeau, and Choreographer Doreen Forbes.

Their leadership, guidance, work ethic, passion and skill taught, inspired, motivated and led their students to put on a production of the highest quality of which they (and we) can all be proud.  What a gift you give to our children and the community each year!

Second, since our son was one of the youngest members of the cast, we would like to thank all the high-school students who welcomed the younger members to the show, guided them, encouraged them and generally made them feel welcome and comfortable every day.

Because of the significant time involved in preparing for the show, we are very grateful for the leadership role you assumed.  We hope you realize that the role of mentor and friend that you displayed is such a testament to you and the entire production.  Thank you and best wishes to all of you.

Lastly, we would like to encourage everyone to continue to support music and the arts in our schools.

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