Andrea Marino, Suffolk Scholar Artist, April, 2012

Andrea Marino of West Islip High School is Andrea Marino of West Islip High School is the Suffolk Scholar Artist for April of 2012

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Andrea Marino, a senior at West Islip High School, has been dancing since she was two years old.  Involved in the School’s Dance troupe, Gold Company, since her Freshman year, Andie has dancedat such venues as the 92nd St. Y and the Tilles Center. She has also been featured at David Sander’s Dance Dynamics and at the Posey School of Dance.


Andie is a member of the Yearbook Club, the National Honor Society and the National Honor Society for Dance Arts.  She was nominated as a representative of  the New York State Dance Education Association for her Artistic Merit, Leadership, and Academic Achievement.


Andie has created dynamic and beautiful solo choreographic work and co-created duets, small group, and large group pieces. She is currently co-choreographing a piece for West Islip’s Winter concert. She plans to major in nursing in college next fall.

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