This summer, two students from the Dubuque Community School District took their musical aspirations to the next level, participating in two of the nation’s most prestigious workshops for high school students.

Seamus Foley was one of two representatives from Iowa to participation in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards in New York, getting the chance to perform on Broadway. Catch him in this story from the Today Show:

Recent Hempstead High School graduate Matt Engleken was one of 40 finalists in the Songbook Academy. Check out this profile of Matt:

Congratulations to both Seamus and Matt on their accomplishments!