A total of 132
students from Chesterton Middle and Chesterton High Schools represented the
Duneland School Corporation on February 2, 2019 at the ISSMA Solo & Ensemble
Event for Vocal and Piano that was hosted at Kankakee Valley Middle School.
The students under the direction of Laura Gorski and Kristin Morris earned a
total of 195 medals. 143 gold medals and 52 silver medals.
students were awarded a gold medal for their vocal performance and scheduled
to perform at the State ISSMA Solo & Ensemble event that was hosted in
Indianapolis on February 16, 2019. SOLO GOLD MEDALISTS THAT WENT TO STATE:
Caroline Ausema, Jayne Bartlett, Brianna Condes, and Josh Sweet. All four
students also earned gold medals at the state event in Indianapolis.
awarded for vocal solo performances: Natalie Arney, Abigail Atrosh, Lauren
Bolla, Camille Burkhart, Grace Carpenter, Ian Condes, Caroline Dardeau,
Rylie Dhaemers, Abbi Didonna, Anjali Dziarski, Erika Ekblaw, Anna Fletcher,
Paige Fowler, Abby Henderson, Sophia Hruskocy, Adeline Janowski, Emma
Kitchel, Rebecca Lane, Kyle Liss, Emily Loney, Alec Malenfant, Kassidy
Miller, Jackie Neely, Grace Pace, Lilliana Parks, Priscilla Sabourin,
Matthew Schnurr, Olivia Stockhausen, Kayla Szymanski, Caleb Van Nevel,
Alexis Wierzbicki and Chris Woods.
Gold medals awarded
for piano solo performances: Joseph Adcock, Bryce Biddle, Evan Cowsert,
Caroline Dardeau, Adrian Dooley, Gavin Dooley, Amalia Escalante, Cally
Gemeinhart, Hattie Hoham, Brock Redman, Ariel Rodriguez and Oliver Wilgocki.
Gold medals awarded
for vocal ensemble performances: Natalie Arney (2 ensembles), Sophia Arthur
(2 ensembles), Abigail Atrosh (2 ensembles), Isabella Auricchio, Michael
Babcock, Victoria Balon, Jorana Banseviciute (2 ensembles), Sydney Baranko,
Nate Becker, Madelin Billings, Samantha Bilyak, Katie Boland (2 ensembles),
Lauren Bolla, Elaine Bonner (2 ensembles), Katie Brady (2 ensembles), Lauren
Bromley (2 ensembles), Gretta Burke, Camille Burkhart (2 ensembles), Naureen
Burns, Tessa Burnson, Grace Carpenter, Maddy Chambers, Ava Clancy, Brianna
Condes, Samantha Crom, Sophie DeRuntz, Laela Dinkins, Leah Dorsey, Ashley
Drury, Emma Earl, Chloe Eash, Genene Engels, Braelyn Finfrock (2 ensembles),
Anna Fletcher, Reese Forgey, Emma Fox, Lola Gray (2 ensembles), Nicole
Groceman, Anna Guzek, Kaylon Hunsley (2 ensembles), Heather Hunter, Savannah
Hutchinson (2 ensembles), Alexis Ioannidis (2 ensembles), Addy Joiner, Sky
Kelley, Nadia Kezy, Olivia Lee, Brodie Lobins, Emily Loney, Lauren Moody,
Zuri Neal (2 ensembles), Lukas Needham, Geneva Nelson (2 ensembles), Emily
Nixon, Alyssa Olson, Cadence Orange (2 ensembles), Lilliana Parks, Emily
Rath (2 ensembles), Matelyn Richerson, Mary Sabourin, Kali Sarver (2
ensembles), Daniel Schmiegel, William Shook, Breanna Smoot (2 ensembles),
Launamarie Stangl (2 ensembles), Autumn Taylor, Makayla Trevino-Lopez (2
ensembles), Aliyah Valentine, Sage Williamson, Emily Willis, Taylor Wise and
Aerianna Wolford (2 ensembles).
Silver medals for
vocal solo performances: Lissette Allison, Katie Brady, Genene Engels, Emily
Fleischhacker, Caitlin Kovalan, Lauren Moody and Matelyn Richerson.
awarded for vocal ensemble performances: Sydney Baranko, Madelin Billings,
Samantha Bilyak, Lauren Bolla, Angelina Brack, Isabella Brack, Tessa Burnson,
Maddy Chambers, Ian Condes, Avery Cook, Caroline Dardeau, Geo DePasquale,
Leah Dorsey, Emma Earl, Chloe Eash, Emily Fleischhacker, Anna Fletcher,
Reese Forgey, Emma Fox, Jadelynn Girouard, Nicole Groceman, Gigi Hanner,
Alex Henderson, Addy Joiner, Ira Kashyap, Sky Kelley, Nadia Kezy, Olivia
Kumar, Lauren Moody, Emily Nixon, Josey Parlock, Abby Redman, Kaden Rudd,
Ray Snyder, Benjamin Stahlhut, Mikeila Starr, Sophie Steeter, Olivia
Stockhausen, Linnea Sundquist, Josh Sweet, Autumn Taylor, Aliyah Valentine,
Aubree Wallen, Liberty Winnell and Chris Woods.