On March 3rd, 21 middle school and high school music students participated in the Parnassus Club annual piano and voice scholarship auditions held in the Barton Community College Fine Arts building. The auditions are open to any 14 through 18 year old studying piano or voice in Barton County. The senior piano scholarship awards include: First Place, Taylor Fry, Second Place, Hanna Wilborn, Third Place, Hannah Mosier with one Merit Award in the Junior Piano Division given to Taylor Huslig. Piano teachers entering students were Lorrie Stickney and Marlene Regehr. The Senior Voice awards include: First Place, Estella Schumacker, Second Place, Andrew Koster, Third Place, Holly Mosier, Honorable Mention, Taylor Fry with one Merit Award in the Junior Voice Division given to Allison Muth. Voice teachers entering student include Glenna Gaunt and Betty Erikson.
Amanda Asher Pfenninger judged both voice and piano students for the auditions. Winners in each division will perform in the April meeting of the Parnassus Club.