1) What a season "Roys boys" had.
2) What an amazing fan base we have - students and adults.
3) What an honor for Beaverton to receive the "Battle of the Fans" Award!!!
ALL STAR BAND: Three members of the BHS band (Tabitha Faber, Kyle Myers and Addam Irish) traveled to Alpena to perform with the MSBOA District IX Senior All Star Band on January 24/25. The guest conductor was Mr. Scott Boerma, director of bands from Western Michigan University. What an experience these three had - rehearsing and performing with some of the best musicians from District IX schools.
The following Beaverton students earned First Division ratings: Connor Graves – alto sax solo, Jasmine Palmer – alto sax solo, Lucas Smith – bari sax solo, Haley Vulders – trumpet solo, Skyler VanHorn – trumpet solo, Cade Shuster – trumpet solo, DJ Powell – trumpet solo, Merae Budd – clarinet solo, Lania Burns – tuba solo and the 8th grade Sax Quartet consisting of Connor Graves, Jasmine Palmer, Bryce Varner and Lucas Smth. Beaverton musicians earning a Second Division rating include: Bryce Varner – alto sax solo, Mackenzie McLaren – flute solo, Tovi Gentilucci – flute solo, Bryanna Coffey and Nicole McCarrick – flute duet, Chastine Brushaber and Alaina Rubenacker – O’Dell – clarinet duet and Haley Vulders and Skyler VanHorn – trumpet duet. Merae Budd and Rebecca Koontz – clarinet duet received a Third Division rating
***.Twelve members of the BHS band traveled to West Branch/Ogemaw Heights HS on February 1st to participate in the MSBOA District IX Senior High Solo and Ensemble Festival. The following musicians received a Superior First Division Rating, qualifying them for STATE: Tabitha Faber - flute solo, Taylor Rybkowski - bass clarinet solo, Kinley Baker - alto sax solo, Collin Haight - alto sax solo and piano solo, Aaron Whitehead - trumpet solo, Addam Irish - baritone solo, Tabitha Faber & Kinley Baker - woodwind duet and Junior Quartet - Tabitha Faber, Grace Campbell, Collin Haight & Kinley Baker. The following musicians receiving a Second Division Rating: Rhyannon Bailey - flute solo, Kyle Myers - flute solo, Taylor Rybkowski - clarinet solo, Logan Graves - trumpet solo and Mackenzie McLaren & Haley Curtis - woodwind duet.
***8 events traveled to Manistee on Saturday, March 22nd to perform @ STATE. Bringing home First Division Ratings were: Tabitha Faber - Prof II flute solo, Kinley Baker - Prof I alto sax solo, Tabitha Faber & Kinley Baker - woodwind duet and the Junior Quartet of Tabitha Faber, Grace Campbell, Collin Haight & Kinley Baker. Second Division Ratings were earned by: Addam Irish - Prof I baritone solo, Collin Haight - Pro I piano solo and Taylor Rybkowski - freshman bass clarinet soloist.
The following HS Vocalists earned an "Excellent" rating, qualifying them for STATE: Angelique Villarreal - soprano solo and Kyle Diller - tenor solo. BHS vocalists receiving a "good" rating include: Alyssa Rickord - alto solo and Angelique Villarreal & Alexander Crawford - vocal duet.
***Angelique Villarreal - Junior Solosist - traveled to Big Rapids on Friday, March 21st to perform at the MSVMA State Solo and Ensemble Festival; where she received an "Excellent" rating.