Republic students accounted for 17 “1″ ratings at the state music festival over the weekend. The seventeen students were rated “superior” by the judges. The finish capped off one of the strongest years in memory for the vocal music program.
Jennifer Bradford, Emily Cremeans, Hunter Dasal, Bishop Davidson, Chantal Edwards, Brittany Griffith, Sam Heinzler, Brittany Livingston, Jennifer Madryzkowski, Samantha Minor, Justin Polley, Marcus Robinson, Tyler Runkle, Zach Sample, Rachel Scillian, Luke Thomas, and Elly Zinecker all received 1 ratings.
Four others, Daniel Allcorn, Drew Tate, Brady Weston, and Grant Wilson, received “Excellent” (2) ratings.
Republic’s state qualifiers included six ensembles and nine soloists. Elly Zinecker qualified in four events, tops among Republic students.