Music Teachers Awarded Mini-Grants

During Superintendent’s Conference Day on Nov. 8, the Friends of Music of Smithtown presented close to $4,000 in grant awards to help fund the musical education programs of the district.
Friends of Music of Smithtown president Elena Gruber and vice president Gina Barnett presented a check for $1,300 to Nesaquake music teachers Jennifer Leavy and Rachel Greenblatt to help fund their upcoming Drama Club musical. Smithtown Elementary music teacher Lyndsay Payne also received a check for $1,300 for the school’s musical production. Accompsett Elementary music teacher Elizabeth Dworkin was presented with her check for $1,300 to help fund the school’s ukulele music project.