2017-05-17 / Celebrations & Milestones

Bracken sisters earn honors

Abigail Bracken Abigail Bracken Abigail and Sophie Bracken, daughters of Rod and Jenny Bracken, of Stuart, Florida, and granddaughters of Jerry and Lois Bracken, of Marlette, are completing a successful freshman year at Jensen Beach High School. Both are aspiring musicians, playing oboe and clarinet, respectively.

They are members of the JBHS Marching and Symphonic bands, Treasurer Coast Youth Symphony and Treasure Coast Youth Symphony Academy Orchestra. They were invited to the Florida All-State Band and Orchestra as well as the Four County Honor Band.

They each received the JBHS Musicianship Award and TCYS Merit Scholarship. Both earned superior ratings at State Solo & Ensemble competition. They were invited to attend a master class with Grammy Award winning flutist Nester Torres and performed with him and his band at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart.

Both maintained a 4.0 grade point average in advanced level academic courses. They will attend Stetson University and Florida State University music camps this summer.

Sophie Bracken Sophie Bracken

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