The Cougar Musician of the Week is junior Annika Smith. Annika is currently involved in the Southview Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Marching Band, and Jazz Band. She has been studying viola since the age of eight and has previously studied with Reed Anderson. She also began playing percussion in fifth grade. Annika has consistently earned Superior ratings at Solo and Ensemble since her junior high years. Director Megan Fitzpatrick says that, “Annika is an outstanding musician with a very natural gift. I can count on her to know her part and perform with confidence.” She is also involved in Dance for a Chance, Theater, and Spanish Club. Congratulations Annika!