Lucky winners of the Essay Contest sponsored by Thomastik were Ann Montzka-Smelser and Hannah Frey. Congratulations to Ann and Hannah. They are receiving a set of strings from Thomastik. Their essays, both on the topic of “Tone” will be featured in the Summer 2009 SAA Minijournal. In addition, Christina Brose-Morton was named Runner-Up. Her essay on “Teamwork” will also appear in the Minijournal. Thanks to all who entered the contest and to our VLR Sponsor Thomastik.