Thirteen music students from Rim Country Middle School were selected to participate in the Northeast Regional Honor Festival for junior high school band, orchestra and choir students in Show Low Wednesday. During the 2-day event, students attended clinics with top area music instructors and directors. The festival culminated in a grand performance at Show Low High School. The annual event gives music students a unique opportunity to learn and perform alongside other skilled musicians. The Arizona Music Educators Association sponsors the festival.
Honor band students: Kendra Schroeder, flute; Sierra Royer, clarinet; Kendra Bland, clarinet; Alicia Bayless, bass clarinet; Kit Buskirk, French horn; John Buskirk, trombone; and Luke Haddad, trombone. Honor orchestra students: Candice Taylor, violin; and Shelby Baker, cello. Honor choir students: Taylor Goss, soprano; Chelsea Schwark, soprano; Eryk Stradling, soprano; and Shawnee Murray, alto.