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Norton students excel at events

3/27/2014 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Photo courtesy of Cheri Runninger
NORTON — Norton High School students participated in several events March 7-9.

According to officials from the Norton Music Boosters, the Drama Club presented a production of “Ladies Sigh No More.”

The bands and choir competed at Barberton High School March 7 for the Ohio Music Education Association large group assessment. The choir moved up to a more challenging Class B this year, earning the top rating of superior. The Concert Band performed in Class C and earned a superior rating overall. The Wind Ensemble performed in Class A and earned the top marks in every possible category for a superior rating, according to Norton Music Boosters officials.

On March 8, the Winter Percussion Ensemble competed in a WGI Regional contest in Dayton. After preliminaries, Norton tied for fifth place and qualified for finals. On March 9, Norton’s final performance earned first place in Class Scholastic A and a regional gold medal.

Shown above is the indoor Percussion Ensemble performing.

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