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BHS cellist earns special scholarship
July 13, 2017

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Simon Pusateri, a 2017 graduate of Boardman High School, was awarded the Harry A. Syak Memorial Scholarship during the season finale performance of the Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra. Simon has been the principal cellist for the YSYO for the past three years and a member for five years. In addition to holding the first chair in the cello section of the Boardman High School Symphony and Chamber Orchestras since sophomore year, he is a regular performer in the pit orchestra, Project Mayhem and the North East Ohio Regional Orchestra. He was also elected to the office of Boardman Orchestra president for the 2016-2017 school year. In addition to his many music-related activities, Pusateri is a National Honor Society member, National Merit Scholar Commended Scholar and has maintained a 4.0 GPA. He will apply the Syak Scholarship towards his tuition at The Ohio State University where he will work toward concurrent degrees in engineering and music.

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