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WMDS Choirs receive 1 rating



The Waynesville Middle School Choir successfully represented the Waynesville R-VI School District over the March 3-4 weekend.


On Friday, March 3, the 7th and 8th grade Advanced Choir attended the Central Methodist University Music Festival in Fayette, Mo. The Advanced Choir received a 1 rating for their performance. A 1 rating is the best score on a 1 to 5 scale.


Of the 12 soloists who participated at the event, five students received a 1 rating: Lexie Worth, Myka Schaefferkoetter, Ruby Gasper, Naya Pesantemercado and Mariah Gomez.


Seven students received a 2 rating: Evalyn Starasinich, Alexis Frabel, Izabella Areizaga, Gracie Morrison, Jasmine Cassidy, Kayja Bruno and Cassidy Bowling.


On Saturday, March 4, all three middle school choirs competed in the Union Middle School Music Festival in Union, Mo. The Advanced Choir and the 8th Grade Choir received a 1 rating. The 7th Grade Choir received a 3 rating. Nine of the 12 soloists who participated at this event received a 1 rating: Naya Pesantemercado, Lexie Worth, Alexis Frabel, Cassidy Bowling, Ruby Gasper, Evelyn Starasinich, Myka Schaefferkoetter, Jasmine Cassidy and Gracie Morrison.


Three students received a 2 rating: Kayja Bruno, Izabella Areizaga and Mariah Gomez.


The students are under the direction of Cydnee Gilmore.