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PRESS PHOTOS BY NICHOLAS TOTOMembers of the Emmaus High School chorus perform at the annual spring concert May 12. The chorus is under the direction of Rita Cortez. PRESS PHOTOS BY NICHOLAS TOTOMembers of the Emmaus High School chorus perform at the annual spring concert May 12. The chorus is under the direction of Rita Cortez.
Guys in the Emmaus High School chorus have a great time at the concert May 12. Guys in the Emmaus High School chorus have a great time at the concert May 12.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

Friday, May 19, 2017 by NICHOLAS TOTO Special to The Press in Columns

Congratulations to the cast and crew of ‘Miss Saigon’

Congratulations to the cast, crew and pit of “Miss Saigon” with 18 Freddy nominations including: Outstanding Performance by an Orchestra, Outstanding Use of Scenery, Outstanding Use of Costumes, Outstanding use of Lighting, Outstanding Small Ensemble Performance - Julia Bezems and Thomas Riley, “Sun & Moon,” Outstanding Choreography, Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Erin McGowan as Ellen, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Sebastian Mora as Thuy and Alejandro Rodriguez as John, Outstanding Performance by a Featured Dancer - Luke Csordas as Morning of the Dragon Dancer, Outstanding Chorus, Vic Kumma Award for Outstanding Solo Vocal Performance - Alejandro Rodriguez “Bui-Doi,” Outstanding Featured Performance by an Actor - Robert Lynn as Engineer, Outstanding Production Number - “The Morning of the Dragon,” Outstanding Stage Crew, Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Julia Bezems as Kim, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Thomas Riley as Chris and Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical.

The Freddy Awards show will be held at the State Theater in Easton and broadcast on WFMZ May 25.

Looking ahead, “Not Just Broadway Night” will be held 7 to 9 p.m. May 19 in the school auditorium.

The senior class picnic will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19 at Emmaus Community Park. Students must report to periods one and two and then go to the picnic. Any senior who wants to go to the picnic must sign up outside of rooms 235 or 335 by 7:30 a.m. May 18. Admission is free.

The EHS Art Show will be held May 23.

New members are always welcome to the EHS Gay Straight Alliance Club as they meet to plan end of the year activities.

A DeSales University program allows highly motivated and talented high school students to take a course on the DeSales campus, tuition free, during the Fall 2017 semester. This program is for students during their senior year. See Mrs. Greene in the counseling office for details. The application deadline is May 19.

Habitat for Humanity will hold a flapjack fundraiser 8 to 10 a.m. May 27 at Applebee’s in Trexlertown.

Support the Class of 2019 by going to Chipotle on North Krocks Road, Allentown between 4 and 8 p.m. May 24. Fifty percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Class of 2019.

An admissions representative from Lehigh Carbon Community College will visit the school May 30 in the multi media room during periods five, seven and eight to meet with seniors who have already applied to the college and plan to attend in the fall. This meeting will last approximately 15 minutes for each student and will allow them to complete the admissions process (i.e., sign up for orientation, course planning and testing). Stop by the counseling office today to sign up for a time to meet with the LCCC representative and get a jump start on your college career.