AHS choir qualifies several for state contest

Athens High School choir students made a strong showing at the Region 21 UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest Feb. 2 in Tyler. All 26 vocalists received strong marks from judges, with 10 qualifying for the State Solo and Ensemble Contest in May. “They worked outside of class time to prepare songs to perform from memory for the judges,” said Choir Director Bridget Scott. “I am so proud of the hard work they put in to earn excellent and superior ratings.” Pictured (back row, from left) are students who received a rating of “excellent.” They are Yahir Miranda, Ashley Moreno, Kaitlyn Pair, Hannah Barber, Elizabeth Harkins, Cooper Rolison and (middle row, far left) Irais Hernandez. Those students who received a rating of “superior” are (middle row, beginning second from far left) Jade Parker, Tristan Woods, Dakota Emanis, Genaro Cerrillo, Bengisu Cuneyit, Hali Davis, Ana Jimenez Ramirez, Ariel Hadnot and Naomi Payan. Those students who received a “superior” rating and will advance to the state-level contest are (front row, from left) Jackson Killgore, Edgar Pinedo, Jacob Moore, Torryn Traxson, Mackenzie Knotts, Sydney Harrod, Bethany Oglesby, Rachel Benson, Katelyn Hanson and J Brenden Wallace. (Toni Garrard Clay/AISD)

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