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RHS Students Receive Top Ratings at Regional, State Music Contests

Russell Champion MascottSeveral Russell High School students traveled to the Regional Band and Vocal Music Contest in Larned in early April with each performing a solo.

The following students qualified for the State Contest at Southeast of Saline by receiving a 1 rating at Regionals:

  • Saxophone – Jordynn Guenot
  • Clarinet – Lillian Rageth
  • Snare Drum – Bobby Rhodes
  • Snare Drum – Lily Garland
  • French Horn – Sierra Kaufman
  • Vocal – Jennifer Pummell
  • Vocal – Ana States
  • Vocal – Sierra Kaufman
  • Vocal – Carolyn Kontour

At the State competition on April 28, Guenot received a 1 rating, Rhodes received a 1 rating and Kaufman received a 1 rating for her vocal solo. All other performances received 2 ratings.

(Information courtesy Joleen Kaufman.)

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