Piano honors

-- Contributed

Johnny O’Karma, 15, the son of John and Michelle O’Karma of Weirton, was awarded the highest level of piano performance at the Thursday Music Club recital held April 7. O’Karma is an 11-year piano student at Torrance Music Studios in Weirton, taught by Janice Torrance. The auditions prior to the award were held in Wheeling with Gerald Lee of West Liberty University judging the performances. There were entries in the audition from Morristown, Caldwell and Barnesville on the Ohio side and New Martinsville, Wheeling and Weirton on the West Virginia side.