The cast and crew of the drama class’ production of “No Signs of Intelligent Life” were recognized at the fine arts banquet by Kerri Acton.

Abby Palmer presents Beth Davis, Drum Major, with a trophy.

The fifth annual Fine Arts Banquet was held Thursday, May 9, 2019. Members of the Scholar Bowl team, drama classes, mass media classes and music/band were honored. The following awards were presented:

Scholar Bowl – presented by Trudy Herron (all students received a participation certificate and a 275 Conference Champion patch): Gabe Abbott; Zachary Clauson – 275 Conference Champion medal, first year varsity letter; Cody Davis; Corbin Hale; Matthew Hance; Preston Jones – 275 Conference Champion medal, 275 Conference Tournament Champion certificate, District 16 Champion patch, State Qualifier patch, first year varsity letter; Scarlett Kish; Ethan Lucas – 275 Conference Champion medal, 275 Conference Tournament Champion certificate, District 16 Champion patch, State Qualifier patch, First Team All-Conference medal and patch, All-District medal and patch, All-State medal and patch, second year varsity letter, Scholar Bowl Captain medal; Katelynn Ottmann – District 16 Champion patch, State Qualifier patch, and first year varsity letter; Fischer Tharp; Riley Vogler – 275 Conference Champion medal, 275 Conference Tournament Champion certificate, District 16 Champion patch, State Qualifier patch, and second year varsity letter; Josie Watkins – 275 Conference Champion medal, 275 Conference Tournament Champion certificate, District 16 Champion patch, State Qualifier patch, and second year varsity letter; Ayden Wilroy – 275 Conference Champion medal, 275 Conference Tournament Champion certificate, District 16 Champion patch, State Qualifier patch, Second Team All-Conference medal and patch, and third year varsity letter.

Theater and Drama Awards – presented by Kerri Acton: The cast of the school play included Preston Jones, Josie Watkins, Darius Skillen, Beth Davis, Adyen Wilroy, Kelcie Gaines, Fischer Tharp, Gage Maxwell, Rebekah Lucas, RyAnne Herron, Marisa Carder, Aaron Haltman, Victoria Jordan, Emma Pankau, Brianna Maxwell and Jade Lamb.

Mass Media Awards – presented by Amy Skillen: Abby Bradley – Mass Media Staff, Honorable Mention Spread, Photo Contest Winner; Sophie Brumbaugh – Mass Media Staff, Best Sidebar, Photo Contest Winner; Ashley Christian – Mass Media Staff, PhotoShop Project Excellence; Ashley Cue – Mass Media Staff, PhotoShop Project Excellence; Makenna Farmer – Mass Media Staff, PhotoShop Project Excellence; Jentry Freemyer – Mass Media Staff, Photo Contest Winner, PhotoShop Project Excellence; Kierstyn Jakub – Mass Media Staff, Photo Contest Winner, PhotoShop Project Excellence; Preston Jones – First Semester Staff Member, PhotoShop Project Excellence; Macie Hale – Mass Media Staff, Photo Contest Winner, PhotoShop Project Excellence; Tayleigh Huntley – Mass Media Staff; Jacie McMahon – Business Manager, Honorable Mention Sidebar, PhotoShop Project Excellence; Darius Skillen – Photography Editor, Most Pictures Used, Honorable Mention Spread (Sophomores), Honorable Mention Sidebar, Photo Contest Winner; Rachel Vogler – Mass Media Staff, Second Most Pictures Used, Best Spread, Honorable Mention Spread, Photo Scavenger Hunt Winner, Photo Contest Winner, PhotoShop Project Excellence; Riley Vogler – Yearbook Editor, Third Most Pictures Used, Best Spread, Photo Contest Winner, PhotoShop Project Excellence; Aubey Watkins – Mass Media Staff, Most Pictures Used by a Freshman, Honorable Mention Spread;  Contributing Photographers (used school equipment): Tori Jordan, Bannack Skillen, Malachi Skillen.

Band, Choir and Auxiliary Awards – presented by Abby Palmer: High School Band Letter – Erika Elam, Zachary Clauson, first year; Ethan Lucas, Tori Jordan, Alexa Vansickle (Auxiliary), RyAnne Herron, Harlee Pritt, Johnny Davis, Remington Stoner, Alivia Baucom, Max Jackson, second year; Summer Greenwalt, Fischer Tharp, Cody Davis, Rebekah Lucas, Beth Davis, Scarlett Kish (Band and Auxiliary), Ashleigh King (Band and Auxiliary), third year;  Ayden Wiloy, Brett Gayler, Jared Thomas, Emma Pankau (Band and Auxiliary), Katie Lininger (Auxiliary), fourth year.

Fall competitions – second in parade at Hamburg Popcorn Day Parade, fourth in field at Carrollton Band Day, second in parade at Clarinda Band Day, third in field show at Trenton Band Day, Field Show Soloist (Jared Thomas – Trophy); Spring – State Large Ensemble Fest – II (Outstanding) rating; High School Choir Letter – Corwyn Herron, first year; Summer Greenwalt, RyAnne Herron, Aaron Haltman, second year; Emma Pankau, Rebekah Lucas, third year;  CJ Minino and Josie Watkins, fourth year.

Mrs. Palmer recognized the following students  for taking a solo to All-District Solo Festival in April: High School Solo/Small Ensemble Performances – I (Exemplary) rating: Alivia Baucom – tuba and Josie Watkins – vocal; II (Outstanding) rating: Scarlett Kish – flute, Tori Jordan – flute, Ayden Wilroy – clarinet, Beth Davis – clarinet, RyAnne Herron – clarinet and vocal, and Rebekah Lucas – vocal.

State awards: Josie Watkins, gold, vocal.

Four-State Honor Band and Choir (plaques): Band – Summer Greenwalt and Ayden Wilroy; Choir: Josie Watkins, RyAnne Herron, Rebekah Lucas, and Gage Maxwell.

All-District Choir: Josie Watkins (plaque)

MWSU Honor Choir (plaque): Josie Watkins, RyAnne Herron, Rebekah Lucas;

MU All-Juniors Honor Band (plaque): Scarlett Kish – flute, Cody Davis – trumpet, Fischer Tharp – trumpet, Summer Greenwalt – trombone.

Junior High Choir: Outstanding Musician – Choir (1st semester): Kylie Nuckolls and Aidan Burke; Choir (2nd semester): Chaney Vogler and Bannack Skillen; Junior High Band: Outstanding Musician – Phillip Herron and Kylie Beasing.