The senior Milton Academy Jazz Combo competed in the Berklee High School Jazz Festival on Saturday, February 11. The festival attracted nearly 3000 students and 240 performing groups from across the United States. The Milton group was awarded second place in the medium small combo class. This award comes with a $1000 and two $500 scholarships to Berklee’s summer programs for group members. For the third straight year, senior Ben Stepner was awarded the Superior Musician Award in the medium small combo category. The senior Milton Academy Jazz Combo includes Sarah Magaziner – flute, Seohyung Kim – vocal, Desiree Browne – clarinet, Jon Coravos – tenor sax, Ben Stepner – piano, Justin Kahn – guitar, Rebecca Sigel – bass and Leo Lester – drums.