Friday, 28 August 2009 00:00
Mineola High School Grad Reaches Top of His Profession
Michael Clark, son of Margaret and the late Thomas, served as Master of Ceremonies of the “Pink Frolic,” the annual event of the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera (CLO).
During the ceremonies, the CLO presented Stephen Schwartz with the William Rodgers Award for his lifetime achievements in the entertainment industry as a songwriter, producer and performer.
Clark is a 1981 graduate of Chaminade High School and a 1985 graduate of St. John’s University and is now a TV news anchor for WTAE, the ABC-affiliated station in Pittsburgh.
Schwartz grew up in Williston Park and is a 1964 graduate of Mineola High School. He also studied at the Juilliard School of Music. He is a multiple Tony Award-winning songwriter and lyricist and an Academy Award winner for his work. His credits include the Broadway hits Pippin, Godspell and Wicked.