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Ryan James Ritzes


2018 "Pass the Torch" Scholarship Finalist

The power of positivity: this is the legacy that theater director Jillian Bauersfeld passed on to her students. Now an aspiring music teacher, Ryan James Ritzes aims to empower his future students by radiating joy, strength and an infectious enthusiasm.

Here is Ryan's story about Ms. Bauersfeld...



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