Scholarship honors Daniel Moshi, West Leyden High School student who died during choir performance

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Thursday, November 17, 2022
Scholarship honors suburban teen who died during choir performance
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Leydhen High School has launched the Daniel Moshi Memorial Scholarship, named for the student who died suddenly during a choir performance in October.

FRANKLIN PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- A new scholarship honors a suburban high school student who died suddenly during a choir performance last month.

Daniel Moshi was a gifted musician, with his exceptional voice earning him a spot as the lead tenor in the choir at Saint Andrews Assyrian Church.

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Daniel was one of a few dozen students from around the state selected for a show choir performance at Naperville North high school. He was rehearsing when his mother said he passed out while performing a solo.

"When I got there, Daniel was already gone. My precious baby boy," Karolin Moshi said

Daniel loved musical theater and his dream was to have a career on Broadway.

Daniel was a senior at West Leyden High School, which has now created the Daniel Moshi Memorial Scholarship.

The scholarship will go to students who are pursuing a four-year degree in fine arts.