|Van Buren Middle School OMEA District 3 Honors Festival Participants|
The annual OMEA District 3 honors festival was held at Wapakoneta High School with guest conductors Janine Baughman (choir), Matt Frost (band) and Paul Baransy (jazz band). The groups rehearsed Friday evening (following a nutritious stop at Taco Bell) and Saturday morning. The concert was held at 3 p.m. and the groups performed to a full house. The students come from 40 different schools and were nominated by their directors to participate.
Van Buren student participants included:
Band: Miranda Eaton, Hope Serrano, Jordan Spoon, Olivia Sexton
Jazz Band: Carrie Below
Choir: Noah Elliott, Amanda Strapp, Lily Wagner