School notes | Singers selected for Northwest Missouri All-District Choir and more

09/25/2013 8:00 AM

09/25/2013 8:00 AM

Platte County R-3 High School

Singers selected:

Students have been named to the 2013 Northwest Missouri All-District Choir.

Sopranos chosen were Ashleigh Beamer, Elise Benne, Savana Herring, Mari Levi, Amanda Sharp and Caitlin Wing; altos, Ashley Burns, Brittany Burns, Caitlin Norris and Jordan Richardson.

Tenors are Jacob Hays, Matt Mefford, Alec Rodgers, Spencer Ruwe, Blaine Shepherd, Austin Shively and Gabe Unruh; and bass singers, Nick Bartelli, Zach Cull, Nathan Graham, Sam Jackson, Spencer Kunz, Robert Sears, Hunter Smith and Joshua Timmons.

The singers will participate in an all-day clinic rehearsal and performance on Oct. 26 at the high school in Platte City. Juniors and seniors will be auditioning for the Missouri All-State Choir that day.

Winnetonka High School

Journalists excel:

The 2013 yearbook has earned national recognition.

The “Odyssey” has been selected for the Walsworth Yearbook’s Gallery of Excellence. Less than five percent of all Walsworth-published yearbooks are chosen.

Co-editors for the yearbook were Breanna Cheadle and Amber Summers, 2013 graduates. Other graduates on the staff were Jaime Diaz, Elizabeth Messina, Maria Perez, Marie Picraux and Lauren Taff.

Staff members who are now seniors are Selena Buckner, Holli Couch, Jessica Craig, Andrew Green, Natasha Hughes and Jessica Lockhart. Haley Summers, a junior, also worked on the 2013 yearbook.

Park Hill School District

High-ranking scholars:

High school students received Advanced Placement Scholar Awards for their scores on courses and exams.

The highest scores nationwide are awarded National AP Scholar status. Receiving the national rank were Park Hill High School graduates Miriam Bouallegue, Daniel Chen, Camille Smith, Kainen Utt and William von Hausen.

National AP Scholars from Park Hill South High School were graduates Stephanie Allred, Jean Janasz, Aditya Joshi and Brody Smith; and senior Emerson Lee.

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