We can’t take all the credit, but the science confirms that when you make music for a sustained period of time, your brain literally grows!
Her mom reports: “She is TEFL certified and was recently invited to join the Beta Circle of the Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society for her high academic achievement and leadership.”
And the future? Bridgette hopes to live in France next year while teaching English (application now underway), wants to spend a year working for AmeriCorps, and then move on to graduate school. Her long term plan is to secure a Doctorate in Linguistics and a Masters in Library Science. How’s that for a plan? !!
We are happy to know that Bridgette is working very hard and, as her former flute teacher, I like to think that flute practice skills (like lots of repetition for technical mastery and all those other good goal setting practice strategies) have contributed to her success in college. This photo is from 2014. We played a duet for a December recital. Bridgette graduated from Marianapolis Preparatory School in Thompson, CT in 2018. She is originally from Leicester.