Chase County vocalists earned numerous superiors at districts for their solos and small group numbers. (Johnson Publications photo)

These instrumentalists from Chase County received superior ratings for their solo or small group performances at districts. (Johnson Publications photo)

Chase County’s concert choir, under the direction of Randy Hayes, rated three superiors from the judges, which also gained them an NSAA plaque. (Johnson Publications photo)

While they were the only show choir performing at last Friday’s district contest in Imperial, the 9th St. Singers earned a superior from all three judges, which also merited an NSAA plaque. (Johnson Publications photo)

Simply Jazz wowed the judges with their performance at districts last week. All three judges gave them a superior, which resulted in an NSAA plaque, as well. (Johnson Publications photo)

Music students earn top ratings at District Music Contest here

    Out of a total of 29 entries overall, high school musicians from Chase County captured 23 superiors, the top rating a student can earn, at last Friday’s District Music Contest in Imperial.

Sarah Allen won second place in the drawing category of the exhibition. Her piece is titled “Beyond the Fox” with pen drawing as the medium. (Johnson Publications photo)

Art Instructor Rick Johnson, left, and MCC graduate Lucas Kotschwar present CCS the award for first place. Team members include, from left, Abigail Almanza, Josie Peterson, art teacher Chelsea Zuege, Vianey Marquez, Kaylee Meeske and Bridgette Odens. (Courtesy photo)

Chase County paints its way to top

    Art students from Chase County Schools (CCS) brought home first place in McCook Community College’s (MCC) annual high school paint-in and exhibition.

Pictured, from left, are Chase County FCCLA Chapter medal winners Ryley Vrbas and Mercedes Peterson who received silver in junior Life Event Planning; Hayley Vitosh, gold, senior Sports Nutrition; Alexis Richmond, gold, junior Sports Nutrition; and Gabrielle Krutsinger, gold, junior Illustrated Talk. (Courtesy photo).

Two Imperial FCCLA members move on to nationals

    Chase County Schools was well represented at the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Leadership Conference April 2-4 in Lincoln.


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