Eight compete, eight place at Texas State Solo & Ensemble

Texas State Solo & Ensemble

Texas State Solo & EnsembleEight FHS Choir students participated in the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest held at the University of Texas-Austin on Monday, May 27.
Two earnied a Division One-Gold Medal. Vinnie Mahal, senior, won a gold medal, his third in three consecutive years. Shelby Allison, sophomore, won a gold medal. Mahal has been named Oustanding Soloist for the past two years at the event.
Five FHS Choir students received Division Two-Silver Medals.
Seniors Grace O’Donovan and Lauren Peplinski won silver. Junior Jenny Plackemeier earned a silver medal and Elisa Rodriguez was awarded silver.
Hannah Tamplain also advanced to TSSEC and earned a bronze medal.
Students have to receive a Division One rating on a Class One solo (most difficult level) in order to advance to Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest.
Choir Director is Janwin Overstreet-Goode.