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Young achiever: Rebecca Silverstein

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Rebecca Silverstein, the young achiever for Feb.14.A senior at Quaker Valley High School, she was selected to participate in the National Association for Music Education All-Eastern Honors Choir and will travel to Hartford, Conn. in April to practice and perform.

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Age: 18

Residence: Leet

Family: Mother, Deborah; father, Lawrence; twin sister, Rachel; brother, Joshua, 16.

School: She is a senior at Quaker Valley High School.

Clubs/Organizations: Quaker Valley Vocal Ensemble, Pittsburgh Youth Symphony, Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic.

Hobbies/Interests: Music.

Noteworthy: She was selected to participate in the National Association for Music Education All-Eastern Honors Choir and will travel to Hartford, Conn. in April to rehearse and perform with the choir.

Quote: “I've thought about it but it hasn't sunk in yet. … I was actually surprised. To get to that level you go to district, region and then state, and although I didn't practice for it, I somehow still got ninth chair.”

— Craig Smith

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