Orchestra Program Places High in Honors


Sandra Sadek

On Oct. 22 through Oct. 23, Tompkins’ Orchestra participated in the TMEA Honor Orchestra contest and resulted in a final ranking of 7th place in the state of Texas.

The OTHS Sinfonia Orchestra submitted a recording from their fall concert among 50 other entries. Only 13 were selected for the final round of judging including Tompkins’ entry, beating out some of the finest orchestra programs of recent years who had named number one in Texas.

Below are the names of all students who participated in the contest:

Curtis Bird

Cami Bohorquez

Brian Causey

Brandon Chao

Nick DeBattista

Noah Elkins

Manisha Ganesh

Elizabeth Holland

Ridwana Islam

Nicholas Kao

Hannah Kim

Sean Koo

Grace Lee

Eric Li

Katherine Li

Aidan Lynch

Marianna McClelland

Alexis Mitrushi

Andrew Molina

Benjamin Nguyen

Eve Ok

Nikki Ortiz

Katelyn Palmer

Gabby Rincon

PJ Toong

Matthew Vargas

Gary Wang

Norman Wang

Congratulations to our falcons!