Congratulations to Angelina Lawton, a fourth grader at Cherry Crest, who won the Northwest Division of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Elementary Composition Competition, and was recognized as a National Finalist.

Lawton has been studying piano with a local composer and pianist since Kindergarten.  Her winning composition is written for the piano and is titled “Tango.”

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The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.