S-C Musicians Earn All-district Honors
Smith-Cotton High School instrumental music students performed Saturday in all-district auditions at Warrensburg High School.
Competing with about 325 students from 35 schools, more than 20 S-C students earned all-district recognition, with five Tigers – Holden Fox, Barrett Neal, Wyatt Flandermeyer, Lennyn DeLeon and Alisa Sonnik – being awarded first chair for their instrument.
Based on their all-district placements, the following students are eligible to audition for all-state honors on Saturday, Dec. 4, at Hickman High School in Columbia:
Fox, Brewington, Flandermeyer, DeLeon, Wyatt, Sonnik, Brandon Biggs, Caleb Ehlers, Aaron Dmitruk, Regina Robinson, Darren Sanchez, Eddie Alvarez, Ethan Fones, Isaiah Acosta and Savannah Simon.
All-District audition results: Honor Band Holden Fox - Tenor Sax, 1st Chair Caden Brewington - Oboe, 2nd Chair Wyatt Flandermeyer - Trombone, 4th Chair Riley Wyatt - Trumpet, 7th Chair Honorable Mention Band Barrett Neal - Tuba, 1st Chair Brandon Biggs - Bassoon, 2nd Chair (alternate to Honor Band) Maria Sheremet - Bassoon, 3rd Chair Lucy Mahalovich - Trumpet, 9th Chair Lily Carroll - Flute, 9th Chair Juan Sebastian - Clarinet, 9th Chair Anna Goodrich - Flute, Alternate Skylar Ray – Tenor Sax, Alternate District Jazz Band Wyatt Flandermeyer - Trombone, 1st Chair Lennyn DeLeon - Piano, 1st Chair District Orchestra Alisa Sonnik - Cello, 1st Chair Aaron Dmitruk - Cello, 2nd Chair Caleb Ehlers - First Violin, 2nd Chair Regina Robinson - Second Violin, 2nd Chair Darren Sanchez - Viola, 3rd Chair Eddie Alvarez - Viola, 4th Chair Ethan Fones - Cello, 4th Chair Isaiah Acosta - Cello, 6th Chair Savannah Simon - Cello, 7th Chair
In the photos: FLANDERMEYER: Smith-Cotton High School Senior Wyatt Flandermeyer was awarded first chair for trombone in the All-District Jazz Band auditions Saturday, Nov. 13, at Warrensburg High School. He also was selected as fourth chair trombone in the All-District Honor Band.
DELEON: Lennyn DeLeon, a senior at Smith-Cotton High School, was awarded first chair for piano in the All-District Jazz Band auditions Saturday, Nov. 13, at Warrensburg High School. He will audition for all-state honors on Saturday, Dec. 4, at Hickman High School in Columbia