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Sedgwick musicians

rated ‘excellent’

The John Sedgwick Generals Advanced Band received a rating of Excellent on March 20 at the West Central District III Middle School/ Junior High Band Contest.

Judges told the band that they were the sharpest looking, very professional and the most disciplined band in the whole contest.

The newly formed Generals Jazz Choir took third place at the Clackamas Community College Vocal Jazz Festival, Junior High Division, on March 13.

They also received honors as “Outstanding Vocal Choir,” “First Place Jazz Choir,” and Leah Bright received “Outstanding Musician” recognitionfor her guitar accompaniment with the choir at the Jazz Unlimited Festival in the Tri-Cities earlier this month.

SKHS students

are state scholars

South Kitsap High Students Christopher Campbell and Gregory Dobb were selected as Washington State Scholars by Representatives from the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP) and the Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB).

They were honored at a recognition ceremony in Olympia on April 30.

The Washington Scholars Award recognizes three high school seniors from each of the state’s 49 legislative districts by providing full scholarships to any Washington public or private college or university.

SKHS choirs

pile up honors

The South Kitsap High School choirs competed with schools from around Washington and Idaho at the Jazz Unlimited Festival in the Tri-Cities this month.

The Concert Choir and Chamber Choir received Superior ratings.

The Chamber Choir was also selected to sing in the evening Honors Showcase Concert and was awarded first place in its division.

The Highlighters were selected to sing in the finals performance and received first place.

They were also selected as the festival sweepstakes winners for the third straight year.

Alex Buschke and Jeff Dilley earned Outstanding Musician awards.

SKHS was also awarded the Outstanding Vocal Music Department based on scores from both days.

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