Student Successes

Noel Cornelius-  2016 Nutcracker Performance


Noel performed multiple roles in the Nutcracker Ballet.  Can you guess which rag doll she is?



Parker Coffin- Former OGCS Student



Professional Surfer



Emily Wilson- 2016 Tennis Champ!


Valerie Wilson

Emily Wilson (14 years old) came in 2nd on 18's (ages 18+) mixed doubles competition on July 3, 2016.  Congratulations, Emily!!


Santa Ynez Valley Jazz Band/ OGCS Student: Rachel Staude- 2016


The Santa Ynez Valley Jazz Band is a community band in the Santa Ynez valley with students from 7 different schools ranging in age from 4th to 12th grade. They performed at Music in the Parks —Santa Cruz Boardwalk on May 14th, 2016. Music in the Parks is an adjudication event where bands come together from different schools and perform for adjudicators with experience in the music field; the bands are judged on their skill and talent and provided with feedback from the judges.  The SYV Jazz Band received an Excellent rating, the tenor saxophone/clarinet player received best soloist and the band received the coveted Esprit de Corps award. 


OGCS Graduate Katie Parker- Noozhawk article- 2015




Read all about Katie Parker and her successful career here:


Bianca Mettler performing at OGCS Graduation- 2010



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