RFH Talent Show Delights a Packed House

April 21st, 2015



2015 RFH Talent Show Delights a Packed House

And Raises $2,000 for American Cancer Society

Senor Herman and his 7th period Spanish IV class performed the song “Hero” by Enrique Iglesias.

Rumson – The stars shone brightly at the 2015 RFH Talent Show, which featured a variety of crowd-pleasingentertainment by dancers, singers, musicians, and comedians.

Proceeds from the show, organized by the Student Government Association (SGA) of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School and presented on the evening of April 9, benefitted the American Cancer Society. 

“I think this was the best show yet,” said RFH World Languages Teacherand SGA Advisor YannellMaglione. “The RFH students are extremely talented and it showed in their performances.”

“We were also able to raise $2,000 for a wonderful foundation, the American Cancer Society.” 

The 23 acts included solo musical and dance performances, group musical and dance performances, and a grouproutine based on a Monty Python comedy sketch.

The student-musicians covered popular artists such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alt J, and the Grateful Dead and presented their own compositions as well. 

RFH faculty members made their way onstage, with World Languages Teachers Seth Herman and Tom Larkin and Art Teacher Zach Wilson performing “CielitoLindo,” a popular Mexican song. “Senor” Herman and his seventh period Spanish IV Class performed the song “Hero” by Enrique Iglesias.

The first-place winner of the 2015 RFH Talent Show was the RFH Dance Troupe. Members Saige Bess, Deanna Heller, Nija McQueen, Olivia Mitterando, Katie Pierson, Jane Russo, Sara Safarian, Stefani Sciametta, Abbey Weis, Emily Weis, and Jessica Weltz performed an energetic synchronized dance mix to claim the top prize.

The second-place finish belonged to RFH seniorNija McQueen for her solo dance to the song “Unsustainable” by Muse. 

RFH junior Liam Packer won third prize for his pop medley played on the flute. 

Judges for the event were RFH senior class Co-President Kimmy Drastal, Music Teacher Bill Grillo, and Zach Wilson. RFH Social Studies Teacher Darren Beatty and RFH senior and SGA PresidentNora Ryanwere Emcees.



Mary Ann Kampfe, RFHRHS Press Release Writer

mkampfe@rumsonfairhaven.org or 908-347-8885


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