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The Wildcats Helping the Arts & Music Inc., otherwise known as WHAM is an organization of parents & students working together with administration and teachers. Our mission is dedicated to fostering and enhancing music, visual and performing arts programs and facilities in the Shoreham Wading River Central School District for all K-12 students. We are an official 501c3 non profit organization booster club for the fine & performing arts.  


What We Do

♦ Advocacy for art, music & theater programs & facilities 

♦ Work collaboratively with administration, Board of Education, teachers, parents & students to support & enhance fine & performing arts programs and facilities 
♦ Spotlight achievements in art, music & theater for students, staff and schools

♦ Provide grants for students, scouts & teachers for projects or programs related to theater, music & art 

♦ Award multiple WHAM Scholarships annually for graduating seniors, and students K-12 for summer art programs 

♦ Bring new programs in fine & performing arts to enhance learning & enrichment

♦ Provide support to theatrical and musical performances as well as art shows in all schools

♦ Design spiritwear for fine & performing arts
♦ Annual Fine Arts Celebration for HS students 

♦ Support Prodell and Wading River theatrical productions through donations for cast party & booster ads 

♦ Assist Tri-M Music Honor Society & Art Department with scholarship revenue 

♦ Encourage parents, teachers & students to come to us with new ideas to bring to fruition

♦ Provide Membership givebacks via art/music programs and prizes

Executive Board

  • Colette Grosso, President

  • Mary Sheridan, Vice President 

  • Sara Cortina & Deirdre Tacke, Co-Treasurers 

  • Jackie Cintorino, Corresponding Secretary

contact our Executive Board at

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