March 10, 2017. On Saturday March 4, 2017, Chicago Math and Science Academy Concert Band students attended the annual IHSA (Illinois High School Association)Solo & Ensemble Festival. Lance Velez, Kahselpaw Nay, Anthony Howard and Ricardo Enriquez were all awarded Division I gold medals for their performance. Erik Bucio, Kimberly Hoard, Samsondeen Batula, Shadiyat Batula and Oluwakemi Oyedokun were also successful as they placed Division II with silver medals. We congratulate these students, and Ms. Vincent, on all of their hard work and accomplishments.