Twenty five MHS students represented our choral department at the ISSMA State Vocal Competition at Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis on Saturday, February 16, 2008. Overall, Merrillville students received 19 first place and 6 second place ratings. Of the second place finishers, three performers missed a first place by one point or less.
First place recipients were Kristin Alvarez, Aaron Curtis, Angelica Dix, Kourtney Givens, Kandace Greene, Shaunice Holbrook, Brianna Jenkins, Bianca Johnson, Jessica Myren, Rebecca Neville, Markella Papamihalakis, Shannell Parks, Melina Rivera, Kenneth Smith, Kimberly Tapper, Courtney Thomas, Daven Walker, Anthony Watson, and a trio made up of Pamela Agoris. Brianna Jenkins, and Shannell Parks.
Students receiving second place ratings were Elisha Alamillo, Vanessa Alexander, Shakira Bell, Mariya Nikolayeva, Tia Rucker, and Aly Shirk.