GCS Students Take Top Prizes at Guitarganza

Pictured in the photo (from left to right) are Connor Brady,
first prize winner; Patrick Lui, teacher at Weaver Academy; 
nd Thommasaht Nhouyvanisvong, second prize winner.
Three Weaver Academy students took first,
second and third prize in the competition

"Greensboro, N.C. – At its meeting Thursday, the Guilford County Board of Education recognized three Weaver Academy guitar students for taking the top three prizes in the 2015 Guitarganza Guitar Competition.

The event was sponsored by the Piedmont Classic Guitar Society, and featured a full day of workshops, competition and performances by guitar students and professionals from across the Southeast U.S. More than 100 high school students participated and 21 competed. Connor Brady took first prize, second prize went to Thommasaht Nhouyvanisvong and Norren Drewery earned third prize. Drewery is a senior at Weaver and will attend Appalachian State University in the fall where he will major in music performance and education.

The festival also featured renowned guitarist Dennis Azagabiz as the guest artist and clinician."

- A Press Release

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