Senior Golfer and Tenor Sam Shepperson

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(Roberto E. Rosales – Albuquerque Journal)

Sam Shepperson, Del Norte High School Class of 1976, is not only one of the city’s best senior golfers but also one of the states’s top opera singers. Sam recently played at the 75th annual Greater Albuquerque Men’s City Amateur Golf Championship and is a contender for the 2016 Senior Player of the Year for the Sun Country Amateur Golf Association. Shepperson, a longtime voice teacher at the University of New Mexico and co-director of the school opera theater, has performed throughout the country in operas and has become one of New Mexico’s best tenors. Read about this remarkable DNHS Alumni in Mark Smith’s Albuquerque Journal article Golf: Opera singer hits right note on golf course.
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