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Marion Hosts Elementary All-County Music Festival

Marion hosted the Wayne County Elementary All-County Music Festival on March 1st and 2nd. 

Approximately 270 talented young musicians from 11 Wayne County school districts were selected to participate by their directors based on their high level of musicianship. 

The musicians included a fifth-grade chorus directed by Jenna Stufkosky, a sixth-grade chorus directed by Kevin Larsen and a fifth- and sixth-grade band directed by JD Struckmann. The groups rehearsed for about nine hours over the two days, then performed a concert for an audience of over 1,000 people Saturday afternoon.

The following musicians from Marion Elementary School participated:

Fifth gradeCassie Conklin, Rachael Davies, Arbor Flint, Alan Olivera-Ortiz, Layla Savory, Landon Smith, Jeanavesa Castillo, Emily Gonzalez, Kendall Mattison, Leo Parker, Alexandria Compton.

Sixth grade

Kaydance Bennett, Viola Buckles, Allie Chopan, Makenzi Durfey, Aubree Phamisith, Charlotte Phelps, Bristol Tack, Sydney Vaillancourt, Skye Ernst, Shaylah Potter, Jziel Rodriguez, Eliza Frey, Zadan White, Katie Sicienski, Cayden Lucca, Alivia Bouwens, Payton Phelps.

Congratulations to all of the participants and thank you to all of our staff who made this event such a success.