Jay’ Ceana Benton
The Cougar Musician of the Week is senior Jay’Ceana Benton who is a member of the violin section of the Southview Concert Strings. Jay’Ceana has played violin since the 6th grade and has proven herself to be a consistent leader and mentor within the orchestra. Always a hard worker, she strives to make the most of rehearsal. Jay’Ceana has also volunteered to help with fundraisers and other events throughout her time at Southview. Director Megan Fitzpatrick adds that, “I can always count on Jay’Ceana to lead by example. I trust her to do the right thing even when no one is looking.” Outside of orchestra, Jay’Ceana also works at Panera. She gives this advice to young musicians: practice! Congratulations Jay’Ceana!