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Summer Santa and Paul Salos, America’s Got Talent Finalist, entertained and helped spread a little love for Valentine’s Day on February 12, 2012 at the Palace Arts Center in Grapevine, Texas. Paul Salos will performed a tribute concert to love and Frank Sinatra.
All proceeds from the event benefit Summer Santa, the largest children’s charity in Northeast Tarrant County. Summer Santa provides area children with summer camp scholarships, back to school clothes, books/toys, seasonal soccer activities and medical physicals. Since 1997, Summer Santa has made an impact in the lives of more than 35,000 children.
For more information visit, www.SummerSanta.org
The Southlake Carroll Varsity Cheerleaders competed in the NCA National High School Cheerleading Championship at the Dallas Convention Center on January 8 - 9, 2011. This was the first year that the cheerleaders competed as a team and received 2nd place in the Large Advanced Varsity division along with the awards for Best Partner Stunts and Best Showmanship.
The cheerleaders are under the direction of Varsity sponsor, Laura Truebenbach and Coach Matt McGrath.
Congratulations Carroll Varsity Cheerleaders!
Greater Southlake Women's Society hosted the 2010 Festival of Trees events - whether you attended the Malouf's Fashion Show or the Grand Gala, it was weekend to remember. Local support of this event allows GSWS to give to ten local philanthropic organizations in the area.
Malouf's of Southlake previewed their 2010 Holiday Collection at the Festival of Trees Fashion Show Luncheon on November 19, 2010. Preview the video to see some of the great fashion, shoes and accessories that can be found right here in Southlake! A big thank you to Malouf's and their sponsorship for the 2010 Festival of Trees event!
For the second time in school history, the Carroll Jazz Band performed at the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival in New York. The band was one of 15 schools from across the country invited to this year's Essentially Ellington event, May 7-10 at the Lincoln Center in Manhattan.
Video Submitted by: Carroll ISD
The annual festival is an education endeavor geared toward high school students who have a passion and talent for jazz music. Accompanied by Jazz Band Director David Lown and Carroll Band Director Ron Behrends, 18 Carroll Jazz Band students attended workshops and participated in one-on-one sessions with famed jazz musician Wynton Marsalis. All schools were graded on a live performance and three bands were selected as winners.
Carroll's Stephen Falkenberg was awarded Outstanding Bass Sound, and the band's brass section was named Outstanding Section.