New Trier High School to Honor 11 Alumni at the 2017 Alumni Achievement Awards

Will Mendelson

Make It Better - Chicago

New Trier High School announced the names of 11 alumni being honored with 2017 Alumni Achievement Awards on March 16 at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston, including tenor Matthew Polenzani.

New Trier High School announced the names of 11 alumni being honored with 2017 Alumni Achievement Awards on March 16 at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. These new inductees, ranging from Grammy-nominated rock stars to high-profile business executives, join 41 of their peers in New Trier’s Alumni Hall of Honor. Below, we present the new honorees.

Matthew Polenzani, Class of 1986

Polenzani is a lyric tenor who has performed in the Lyric Opera of ChicagoMetropolitan OperaVienna State Opera and San Francisco Opera. He has also received the Richard Tucker Award and Metropolitan Opera’s Beverly Sills Artist Award.

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