Kodiak High School student musicians have been
tapped to represent the school in the state finals. The students compete in
turn as soloists, a duet, trio and ensembles including the Kodiak High School
Jazz Band. The six received superior ratings at a qualifying round held Wednesday
at the school.
are: Carolyn Craig, Hazel Del Los Santos, Catherine Le, Samantha Oliver,
Danielle Willis and Hannah Dunbar. All received "superior" ratings and will
represent Kodiak High
School at the state solo and ensemble contest to be held May
6th and 7th in Anchorage.
There they will compete against top performers from around the state.
And in other students news, the FFA Association Annual Convention wrapped up Thursday with Kodiak High
School’s Envirothon Team taking first place against schools competing from
around the state. Team members Ry Pengilly, Connor Pruitt, Jessica Powell,
Alesha Fish and Maryna Darminio earned a $5,000 scholarship to help send them
to the North American competition to be held next summer in New Brunswick.
floriculture, the Kodiak team took second place with Iris Blakeslee, Chrissy
Jones, Sophie Hogen and Liam Gerlitz sharing the medals. And Kodiak’s
agriculture mechanics team tied for second. That team was comprised of Kodi
Garcia, Brett Kutyna, Kevin Gonzalez, Daniel Zimmer and Ry Pengilly.
And first place in Impromptu
Public Speaking went to Kodiak’s Kevin Gonzalez,
earning him the right to compete next fall at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. Kodiak’s
Annie Jones took third place in that category. She also received the Outstanding