The Seminole Ridge High School junior varsity and varsity competition cheer teams took first-place finishes Nov. 19 in competition with a dozen area public and private schools.
• Hawk Raiders Compete at Regionals — The SRHS Army JROTC Raiders gave it their all in regional competition Nov. 19. Two SRHS male teams placed sixth and eighth, and the first SRHS all-female team took the bronze in the five-kilo run, the fitness test and the tire flip.
• Chorus Earns Superiors — The SRHS choral department performed in district solo and ensemble assessments Nov. 18, and several choristers advanced to state assessments.
Congratulations to these Hawk groups and soloists on receiving Superior ratings and qualifying for state assessments in April:
Groups: concert women’s ensemble; FlyBoyz men’s barbershop quartet (Freddy Caceres, Ertonn Chatelain, Robert Hunt and Zach Vera); Musagetes madrigal ensemble; ‘Muses’ women’s barbershop quartet (Danielle Leslie, Danielle Parks, Rowan Pelfrey and Jordaine Randon); Philammonus men’s ensemble; and Philammonus men’s show choir.
Musical theater soloists: Danielle Leslie, Danielle Parks, Rowan Pelfrey and Jordaine Randon.
Vocal soloists: Shantel Brown, Danielle Parks, Rowan Pelfrey and Jordaine Randon.
Congratulations to these Hawk groups and soloists on receiving Excellent ratings:
Groups: beginning women’s ensemble and Musagetes acappella ensemble.
Musical theater soloists: Shantel Brown and Freddy Caceres.
Vocal soloists: Freddy Caceres, Shane Laurent and Zach Vera.
• Superior Thespians Move to States — SRHS drama students, in district thespian competition Nov. 19, returned with three Superiors in duet acting.
Congratulations to the duos of Ana Fonteccio and Georgia Williams, Lex Long and Cassandra Yanes, and Matt Coon and Alex Quiggle. All listed students are eligible to continue on to the state competition. SRHS also received four Excellents: Rowan Pelfrey (monologue, solo musical), Ethan Engh (monologue) and Deja Gamble (playwriting).
ABOVE: The Seminole Ridge varsity competition cheer team.