April 23rd, 2019: Ava won her third consecutive Downbeat award, voted “Best vocal Jazz Soloist” (Junior HS Honors) in the 2019 National Downbeat Student Music Awards.

April 24th, 2018: Ava won her first national vocal competition in TWO categories! See below for details on the 2018 Downbeat Magazine Student Music Awards, where Ava won Best Jazz Vocalist & Best Blues Pop/Rock Vocalist in Junior High School.