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10 Christina Students Selected for DE All-State Music Ensemble

Please join us in congratulating several talented Christina students who have been selected to participate in the 2023-2024 Delaware All-State Music Ensembles. These students have demonstrated exceptional dedication and hard work, and will proudly represent Christina School District and their respective schools in the upcoming all-state concerts. We are delighted to announce the following students who will be representing our school district:

All-State Choir

  • Jon Givens, Bass 1 - Newark HS
  • Jo (Josephine) Penix-Tadsen, Alto 1 - Newark HS
  • Seraiah Sabir, Alto 1 - Newark HS
  • Catherine Smith, Soprano 2 - Newark HS

All-State Junior Band

  • Cassandra Huntley, Trumpet - Shue-Medill MS
  • Jared Goff, Tuba - Middle School Honors Academy at CHS
  • Kristopher Hart, Bassoon - Newark HS

All-State Orchestra

  • Son Nguyen, Cello (1st Chair) - Christiana HS
  • Ryan Snyder, Viola - Newark HS

All-State Senior Band

  • Ryan Snyder, Alto Sax - Newark HS
  • Justin Williams, Trombone - Newark HS


  • Christiana HS - Mr. Andy Hetzler
  • Middle School Honors Academy at Christiana - Mr. Jeffrey Dombchik
  • Shue-Medill MS - Mr. Lloyd Walton
  • Newark HS - Mr. Michael Archer
  • Newark HS - Ms. Victoria Brown
  • Newark HS - Mr. Noah Riek

Congratulations, musicians!