North High Tri-M Helps Hurricane Victims

North High’s Tri-M officers are with chapter faculty advisor Joseph Rutkowski. (Photo by Jessica K. Vega)

Since being named the 2017 Tri-M Chapter of the Year, Senior Division, North High School’s Tri-M Chapter 2605 continues its commitment to the community through fundraising events. This school year, the group has already held three fundraising events to assist victims of recent disastrous hurricanes. At two bake sales and a Tri-M Dinner, the club raised close to $800.

Tri-M officers play an integral part in all of the music honor society’s activities which, in addition to fundraising, include performing at hospitals, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities; hosting NYSSMA festivals; and presenting before-school Lobby Concerts.

The music honor society’s officers are Copresident Keva Li, Copresident Elana Xu, Copresident Isabel Yang, Vice President for Bass Maintenance Berk Soykan, Vice President for Brass Maintenance Daniel Itzkowitz, Vice President for Cello Maintenance Aral Soykan, Vice President for Chapter of the Year App Amie Adjakple, Vice President for Library System Transfer Christopher Matos Suero, Vice President for Percussion Maintenance Samuel Calto, Vice President for Video Recording System Michael Cohenmehr, Vice President for Viola Maintenance Rachel You, Vice President for Web Scanning Christopher Lu, Vice President for Web Site Jeremy Bernstein, Vice President for 218 Service Adam Tsou, Secretary for Chapter Service Kayla Yousefzadeh, Treasurer Daniel Zeng and Public Relations Officer Joosung (Joshua) Kim.

North High Instrumental Music Director Joseph Rutkowski is the Tri-M faculty advisor.

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