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Central Plains High School scores high at League Music Fest
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CPHS Choir (left to right): Kerrick Benavidez, Callie Zink, Hannah Redezky, Dawson McNeal, JoAnna Donecker, Evan Stratman, Kailynn Depperschmidt, Ethan Hurley, and Andrew Maier.

CLAFLIN — On March 18, the Kansas State High School Activities Association, in accordance with Governor Laura Kelly’s order to stop all face-to-face instruction for the rest of the school year, cancelled  all spring championships, competitions, and festivals for the remainder of this school year. But prior to that,  Central Plains High School musicians competed in the Central Prairie League Music Festival held at Barton Community College on March 10. They had many excellent results.  

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CPHS Band: Kailynn Depperschmidt, Chyanne Warta, Kristi Weeks, Kerrick Benavidez, Riley Thompson, Andrew Maier and Dawson McNeal.

Individuals receiving I’s were: Dawson McNeal, Kerrick Benavidez, Andrew Maier (I+) vocal solos; Dawson McNeal, trumpet; and Riley Thompson, flute. 

Ensembles receiving I’s were: Instrumental Septet, the SATB Ensemble, the SAB Ensemble.

Soloists awarded 2+s were: Andrew Maier, trombone, and Kailynn Depperschmidt, vocal. The Mens Ensemble received a 2+.