Riverhead High School senior Riley Wendt was recently selected as one of the recipients of the Long Island Scholar Artist Award.  Photo courtesy of the Riverhead Central School District.

Riverhead High School senior Riley Wendt was awarded the LI Scholar Artist Award.

To be considered for the award, Wendt submitted his New York State School Musical Association All-State score reports and videos of all of his solo performances for a total of five perfect 100s. As well as an artistic resume and an essay explaining his involvement in the arts and how it enriched his life.

Hundreds of qualified students and artists across Long Island submitted applications and only twenty applicants were selected as recipients. Wendt intends to major in music performance.

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