Middle Country Announces District’s NYSCAME/SCMEA All-County Musicians

The Middle Country Central School District recently announced the 19 District students selected to perform in the upcoming NYSCAME/SCMEA All-County Music Festival. The festival, which will take place this November, will bring together students from across Suffolk County to perform musical masterpieces under the direction of expert conductors.


District students were selected based on their NYSSMA solo scores from this past spring and their music teachers’ recommendations. Middle Country Central School District continues to offer students continuous opportunities to hone their creativity and develop skills outside the classroom. Congratulations, and best of luck, to all District performers.


Centereach High School students:

Julia Prigl, Flute 1 – All-County Band

Samantha Cotes, Clarinet 3 – All-County Band

Austin Young, Violin 2 – All-County Orchestra

Mikayla DiFrietus, Soprano 1 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Lorenzo Jordan, Tenor 2 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Madison McNally, Alto 1 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Vincent Meyers, Bass 1 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Keila Mosquea, Soprano 2 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Leandra Wahlen, Soprano 1 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Antoinette Gerlach, Soprano 1 – All-County Treble Chorus

Alyssa Sposato, Alto 1 – All-County Treble Chorus


Newfield High School students:

Brenden Cope, Trombone 2 – All-County Band

Pavan Pranesh, Alto Sax 1 – All-County Band

Bilal Hafeez, Tenor 1 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Alyssa Jordan, Alto 2 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Alexa Knauer, Soprano 1 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Colin McCready, Tenor 1 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Austin Shecut, Bass 2 – All-County Mixed Chorus

Alexandra Stellino, Alto 1 – All-County Tenor Chorus


NYSCAME students

Top Row (l-r): Julia Prigl, Samantha Cotes, Brenden Cope, Pavan Pranesh, Austin Young and Mikayla DiFrietus.

Middle Row (l-r): Lorenzo Jordan, Madison McNally, Vincent Meyers, Keila Mosquea, Leandra Wahlen and Antoinette Gerlach.

Bottom Row (l-r): Alyssa Sposato, Bilal Hafeez, Alyssa Jordan, Alexa Knauer, Colin McCready, Austin Shecut and Alexandra Stellino.

MCCSD Students Recognized By Long Island Arts Alliance

Middle Country Central School District’s Centereach High School students were recently recognized as Long Island Scholar Artists by the Long Island Arts Alliance. Seniors Julia Prigl and Vincent Meyers were two of twenty students from Long Island to receive the prestigious distinction.  Julia Prigl was recognized as a Scholar Artist in Music and Vincent became the District’s first student to be recognized as a Scholar Artist in Theater.


The Middle Country Central School District continues to provide students with ample opportunities to participate in art, music and theater programs. The District looks forward to its students’ future recognitions in the arts throughout the 2017-2018 school year.



Middle Country Student Sings National Anthem at Local Summer Concert

Centereach High School senior Madison McNally recently sang the National Anthem at the Nesconset Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert Series. The concert series, presented by both the Nesconset Chamber of Commerce and Suffolk County Legislator Leslie Kennedy, provides those in the greater Middle Country community an opportunity to listen to local musicians and enjoy the summer weather.


The Middle Country Central School District congratulates Madison McNally on an outstanding performance and looks forward to welcoming her back for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.


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Middle Country Central School District Raises Money for Joshua Mileto Memorial Fund

The Middle Country Central School District recently hosted a car wash to raise money in memory of Joshua Mileto, who tragically passed away during a football practice at Sachem East High School. Cheerleaders and football players from Centereach High School and Newfield High School came together for a day of fundraising and washing cars.


The teams raised $4,100 to be donated to the Joshua Mileto Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Middle Country community continues to offer its support and condolences to the Sachem community during this difficult time.


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