Nathalie Andrade is a senior at Suncoast Community High School.
She tells us that she has recently been chosen to play the role of "Maria" in her school's production of "West Side Story".
Nathalie and four others are competing for $10,000 in scholarship funds in the "Watch a Rising Star" event at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, February 22nd. It's presented by Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast, which aims to set kids up with the knowledge and skills to turn them into entrepreneurs and business owners, regardless of the type of business they decide to get into.
In the case of the participants of "Watch a Rising Star", these students are aiming toward the performance arts.
Nathalie sings soprano, and gives us a sample of that early in the recording above.
Please plan to attend "Watch a Rising Star", and help towards increasing the scholarship prize money, of which each competitor will get some.
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