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Posted on: June 2, 2023

Legislators Rob Trotta and Stephanie Bontempi Recognize Kaitlyn Ruiter at the Legislature

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(Smithtown, NY)…Legislator Rob Trotta invited Northport High School senior Kaitlyn Ruiter and her parents, Anna and Walter, to the Legislature’s General Meeting to recognize Kaitlyn for winning a Grammy as a member of the New York Youth Symphony, where she plays double bass. The New York Youth Symphony won a Grammy for its album, “Florence Price, Jessie Montgomery, and Valerie Coleman.” This is the first youth orchestra ever to win a Grammy. Legislator Trotta congratulated her on this major achievement and expressed his admiration for her musical talent.


Pictured at the General Meeting with Grammy winner Kaitlyn Ruiter (center) are from left to right: Legislator Stephanie Bontempi, Kaitlyn’s parents Anna and Walter, Northport High School orchestra teacher, Michael Sussino, and Legislator Rob Trotta.

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