Young achiever: Rebecca Silverstein
By Craig Smith
Published: Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, 7:39 p.m.
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.
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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