latest graduating class here.
BxNN: How did you get into Celia Cruz and what was it like your first year?
Sacco: I auditioned like everyone else, and like most kids it was scary at first. I did my first concert and I was nervous, but I had fun and also learned a lot.
BxNN: What instrument do you play and will you continue practicing after graduation?
Sacco: I play the saxophone. I’ve been playing sax since 6th grade now. I’ll always play till I die.
BxNN: What are your post-graduation plans?
Sacco: I plan on majoring in Political Science to help people with finances. I will be attending SUNY Fredonia this coming fall.
BxNN: Do you think of yourself as above average since you’re valedictorian?
Sacco: No, I think I just do my homework and try my best. I force myself to do my homework, even when I’m tired.
BxNN: What’s your favorite musical form to play?
Sacco: I love playing jazz even though I’m not that good at it. It’s very fun and free as opposed to classical.
BxNN: What was your most memorable experience of high school?
Sacco: Performing at Disney World, definitely. The trip there and the actual performance was very fun as well as getting our reward.
BxNN: What is a message you want to leave with the incoming freshman at Celia Cruz or anyone who hasn’t graduated yet?
Sacco: There are a lot of bad things you can get into in life. Don’t! And don’t slack off.