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21 LMS Choir members earn first division rating

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    Contributed photo — The Liberty Middle School Choir students shown here, from left, are Ethan Tulley, Shayleigh Myers, Maeghan Alsup, Daniel “D.J.” Frazier, Nova Ritchey, Daxton Frazier, Derrick Bennett, Kaden Kreuzer, Pearce Richardson, Thomas Colburn, Abbygail Colburn, Kirsten Erskins, Vinnisha Harris, Zoey Howard, Piper Hall, Abigail Vickers, Autumn Fielder, Kaylee Lopez, Emily Gwin, Madori Broussard, Alexandra Becerra, Raelea Putnam, Samantha Molina, Madeleine Szalay, Bailey Bendele and Alyssa Taylor.
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    Contributed photo — The Outstanding Soloists shown here, from left, are Thomas Colburn, Abigail Vickers, Kirsten Erskins, Daxton Frazier and Bailey Bendele. (Not pictured is Pearce Richardson).
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Several seventh and eighth-grade Liberty Middle School Choir students participated in the Solo and Ensemble competition at Vidor Junior High School recently.

Twenty-one out of 27 students earned a first division rating, the highest rating that can be received. These students are Maeghan Alsup, Alexandra Becerra, Bailey Bendele, Derrick Bennett, Abbygail Colburn, Thomas Colburn, Kirsten Erskins, Autumn Fielder, Daxton Frazier, Emily Gwin, Piper Hall, Vinnisha Harris, Zoey Howard, Samantha Molina, Shayleigh Myers, Raelea Putnam, Pearce Richardson, Nova Ritchey, Alyssa Taylor, Ethan Tulley and Abigail Vickers.

Out of the students earning a first division rating, six students were also awarded “Outstanding Soloist” — Bailey Bendele, Thomas Colburn, Kirsten Erskins, Daxton Frazier, Pearce Richardson and Abigail Vickers.

The students attending also made up two ensembles from LMS — a two-part treble ensemble and a tenor/bass ensemble. The Treble Ensemble earned a second division and the Tenor/Bass Ensemble earned a first division rating.

These choirs are under the direction of directors Christie Bean, Mark Patterson and Faith Hortman.


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