Student Spotlight -Lorrelle Jock

Student Spotlight -Lorrelle Jock
Student Spotlight -Lorrelle Jock

Coral Gables High School senior Lorrelle Jock hasapproximately 550 community service hours, most approximately 550 community service hours, most earned because of her participation in the school’s music and drama programs.

Jock sings and plays guitar and a little piano.

“I act as well,” she said.

She is not only in a chorus, but she’s in DiViSi, the school’s a cappella group.

“We sing at a lot of charity events,” she said.

Just before Winter Break, the group sang at a charity event for orphans.

The full chorus also performs at community events and competitions. They sing at the Coral Gables Tree Lighting ceremony every year. “We participate in the caroling competition,” Jock said.

“We have done really well.”

The chorus does well at district and state competitions, earning superior at districts (the highest rating) and excellent at states. The group also traveled to Orlando last year for the Heritage Festival and earned third place with their performance. This school year the festival is taking place in Williamsburg, VA.

“I’m really excited about it,” she said.

She also is excited about being selected for the All State Honor Choir, which was scheduled for early January.

Last year Jock was the alto section leader in the chorus. This year she’s one of the chorus captains.

“We’re in charge of the whole chorus,” Jock said.

Along with being very involved in the chorus, she also is president of Tri-M, the music honor society.

“Tri-M hosts a monthly coffee house to give students a place to sing or act,” Jock said. The coffee houses take place in the school cafeteria and the décor depends on the upcoming holiday.

Jock is the treasurer of the drama troupe, the competitive acting group. She also is in the National Honor Society.

She plans to pursue music in college and minor in psychology or business. Her college applications went out to UF, FSU, UCF, FIU, UM and NYU.

— Linda Rodriguez Bernfeld

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