Port Clinton High School welcomed more than 200 local residents to the Holiday Breakfast with the Arts on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Residents of the Port Clinton City School District who were 60 and older enjoyed a breakfast followed by special performances of the Port Clinton Band, Choirs and Orchestra.
The event showcases Port Clinton High School’s talented students and is a way to give back to the local community. Port Clinton School District music programs have been nationally recognized as a BEST Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation for five years in a row.
Guests were welcomed by Superintendent of Schools Patrick Adkins and Principal Gary Steyer. Following a breakfast prepared by Pam Bacon and the High School’s food service staff, guests were entertained by the Port Clinton High School Choirs under the direction of Brooke Harvey.
The orchestra under the direction of Adam Murray also performed, as well as the concert band directed by Sean DeLong and Assistant Director Jennifer Barringer. Student artwork was also on display presented by Art Teacher Gwen Harkelroad and Laura Courtright, a Digital Arts Teacher. Photographs and video highlights of the event are posted at www.pccsd.net or facebook.com/portclintonschools.
Students from Port Clinton High School organizations such as Leadership Council and National Honor Society helped to host the event. Local residents enjoyed the morning concert which has become a favorite holiday tradition at Port Clinton High School.