Dayton choir students earn awards at UIL
On Saturday, Feb. 2, members of the Dayton High School Choir attended UIL Solo and Ensemble at Westbrook High School in Beaumont. All the choir students who attended the contest earned first divisions on their solos and ensemble for a total of 22 first division medals.
Jade Laza and Stephanie Santamaria earned First divisions on Class 2 solos. Chloe Libey, Elizabet Escobar, Rosendo Rodriguez, Paeten Bargas, Matthew Seal, Kaynah Cox, Saide Cerecedo, and Alicia Shelton earned First division on Class 1 solos and will advance to State UIL Solo competition at the University of Texas in May.
The following students performed in a medium ensemble and earned a First division rating: Sebastian Villarreal, Abecede Ivey, Katelynn Fowler, Bryan Rodriguez, Jade Laza, Chloe Libey, Rosendo Rodriguez, Paeten Bargas, Matthew Seal, Kaynah Cox, Saide Cerecedo, and Alicia Shelton.
The Dayton High School choir students are directed by Anne Marie Smesny Landrum.