The Chesterton High
School Show Choirs have been busy competing the last two weekends and have
earned great success.
February 24, the CHS Show Choirs competed at Garrett High School in Garrett,
Indiana, at the inaugural Railroader Rush Show Choir Invitational. The event
featured over 15 show choirs from across the state of Indiana including the
two CHS ensembles and their amazing band The Business.
Logan Ginther, Rebecca Lane, Elle Hodge, and Emily Coleman participated in
the solo competition. Logan Ginther earned the award for Top Male Soloist in
the Solo competition, getting to give a repeat performance in front of the
crowd at the start of finals.
The Drifters, had a
stellar daytime performance that garnered them another performance in finals
as one of the top three groups of the day. They had an even better evening
performance and earned first runner-up in the Unisex Division. Delaney
Scheller was named the groupís Outstanding Performer.
The Sandpipers also
posted an incredible daytime performance earning them a spot in finals
amongst the top six mixed groups of the day as well as awards for Best
Costumes, Best Crew, Best Female Solo in a Show, and Best Band for the
student band ĎThe Businessí. Ariana Smith was named the groupís Outstanding
Performer. In Finals, the Sandpipers delivered a truly wonderful performance
and earned Best Vocals, Best Choreography, and Grand Champion honors.
At their next
competition on Saturday, March 3, in Churubusco, IN, at Churubusco Jr.-Sr.
High School, the Drifters were named second Runner-Up of their Division,
junior Sophia Hruskocy was named Outstanding Female Soloist in a show for
the Unisex Division, and Delaney Scheller was again named the Drifterís
earned a spot in Finals and took home third Runner-Up in the Mixed Division
out of eleven groups (top six making finals). Senior Emily Coleman was named
the Sandpipers Outstanding Performer.
Saturday, March 10, both groups will be competing at Watseka High School in
Watseka, IL. Drifters will take the stage at 1:00 p.m. and Sandpipers at