Seton graduate who is accomplished cellist and skater will attend Yale

Caroline Figaro, who graduates this year from Elizabeth Seton High School in Bladensburg, Maryland, has played the cello for 14 of her 18 years. She recalls taking lessons when she was a kindergarten student.

“While the other kids were taking a nap, my mom would take me to cello lessons,” she said. Over the years, she was a member first of the College Park, Maryland Youth Orchestra and later the D.C. Youth Orchestra.

So accomplished is the young cellist that she performed in Portugal and Spain with the D.C. Youth Orchestra and was principal cellist with the orchestra’s philharmonic division.

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