Young achiever: Noah Reaoch
School: Third grade at McIntyre Elementary School, Ross. The school is in the North Hills School District.
Family: Parents Ben and Stacy, brother Micah and sisters Milana and Annalyse.
Noteworthy: Noah's original piano composition, “Waterfall,” won second place in the primary division of the Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association's annual competition. After taking two months to perfect it and write it out, he performed the piece earlier this month for the association at its annual meeting.
Hobbies/Interests: Noah was in the Cub Scouts, and plays basketball and takes piano lessons.
Quote: “At first I changed (the song) a lot. Then I took what sounded good to me and put it together.”
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