The Chesterton High
School Show Choirs have been working since August on their competition shows
which they premiered at CHS on January 12. Since then they have competed six
times in four states across the country - each time, showcasing the talent,
commitment and hard work these students possess.
The Show Choir
program is run by Director Kristin Morris and a team of choreographers and
designers who work year round to develop and cultivate two successful show
concepts. Morris began the process for this year last May and premiered it
to the students at their annual camp in August - from there it was all about
putting all of the elements together and implementing them through practice
"The kids in this
program are amazing and work tirelessly for seven months to create, develop,
fine tune and perform the shows they are presented with. The journey is my
favorite part" said Morris. This year's show themes are "Renegades &
Runaways" for the Drifters and "Moments that Matter" for the Sandpipers.
This season the
show choirs traveled to Illinois, Mississippi, Indianapolis, Ft. Wayne, and
Wisconsin to compete against some of the best show choirs across the
country. The students had a successful season (competition results posted
School has the only competitive program in the area and the students are
proud to serve as ambassadors to their community throughout the course of
the Sandpipers, Drifters and their band, ‘The Business’ on their tireless
efforts to bring energizing performances to stages across the country!
Catch their final
performance of the year at the annual Spring Revue concert on Friday, May
17, at 7:00 p.m., so mark your calendars.
2019 Show Choir
results: MT. ZION (IL)--Drifters: 1st Runner-Up Unisex Division; Sandpipers:
4th Runner-Up Overall.
(IN)--Drifters: 4th Runner-Up; Sandpipers: Division Grand Champs & 1st
Runner-Up Overall; The Business: Best Band Overall; Alec Malenfant - Solo
(IN)-- Drifters: 4th Runner-Up Unisex Division; Sandpipers: 6th Runner-Up
Large Mixed Division.
(MS)--Drifters: 2nd Runner-Up Unisex Division; Sandpipers: 3rd Runner-Up.
(WI)--Drifters: Division Grand Champs w/Best Vocals & Best Female Soloist in
a show; Sandpipers: 6th Runner-Up and Spirit Award Winners; The Business:
Best Band Unisex Division; Rebecca Lane - Solo Competition Winner.
(IL)--Drifters: 1st Runner-Up Unisex Division & 3rd Runner-Up Overall;
Sandpipers: Division Grand Champs w/Best Vocals and Best Choreography & 1st
Runner-Up Overall; The Business: Best Band (Unisex Division & Large Mixed
Division); Paige Fowler - Solo Competition Winner.
Members of the
choirs & band
are Lissette Allison, Jayne Bartlett, Ally Burcham, Madisoncary, Meghan
Cary, Izzy Cindric, Kassie Colvin, Angela Conrad, Rylie Dhaemers, Abigail
Didonna, Lea Edwards, Mia Enzer, Kayla Harris, Kameryn Hipp, Taylor Hisaw,
Barbara Holsclaw, Sophie Hruskocy, Sarah Kaiser, Caitlin Kovalan, Ava Kruper,
Mackenna Lee, Maggie Lesher, Isabelle Maddex, Jessica Manojlovic, Liah
Mauger, Faye Mauke, Emily Mayersky, Hannah Mcelroy, Amanda Michael, Delaney
Mitchell, Lauren Olson, Gracey Perrine, Ella Polite, Lexi Polite, Rhianna
Ritz, Delaney Scheller, Greta Schmahl, Maria Schmahl, Madison Slivka,
Haleigh Smith, Gwen Storey, Natalie Streeter, Kayla Szymanski, Keira
Wallace, Emily Wegner, and Kayla Whelan.
Members of the
Sandpipers Eric Ailes, Agia Amezcua Bone, Calvin Anders, David Archbald, Sid
Augustyn, Miranda Brandt, Zach Bryant, Ryan Callaway, Emily Conway, Paige
Fowler, Hannah Geiser, Tyler Gudeman, Aidan Healy, Emma Healy, Elle Hodge,
Paul Kennedy, Emma Kitchel, Aaron Koch, John Koch, Marcus Kritlow, Becca
Lane, Ben Larimer, Julia Larson, Savannah Lee, Ella Lesnick, Kyle Liss, Alec
Malenfant, Madelyn Matthys, Christian McCord, Jackie Neely, Grace Pace,
Blaine Reyes, Priscilla Sabourin, Caroline Scheidt, Nick Sierra, Mackenzie
Simmons, Ariana Smith, Caleb Van Nevel, Anthony Watkins, and Alex Wierzbicki.
Members of the band
‘The Business’ include Keyon Allen, Colin Campbell, Adam Davis, Garrett
Fairbanks, Ryan Herr, Sam Houghteling, Caden Mockler, Lucy Novreske, Abby
Palmer, Emerson Stobbe, and Hunter Torres.