Festival of the Performing Arts: And the speech results are…

The 38th annual Festival of the Performing Arts is in full swing and the speech category results are in.

  • Mar. 16, 2016 2:00 p.m.

Barbara Latkowski

Caledonia Courier

The 38th annual Festival of the Performing Arts is in full swing and the speech category results are in.

The event is taking place from March 7-20 at Nechako Valley Senior School in Vanderhoof, B.C.

Students were invited to enter three different categories: piano, speech arts and strings.

Norma Hoy, a piano teacher in Fort St James says that this is a great opportunity for kids in the community.

“There’s a lot of talent here, so what better way to show it off. It also gives kids exposure and they receive feedback from outside sources,” Hoy said.

Awards are given in all categories.

A piano workshop will be offered on March 15 at 7:30 p.m. and the festival will wrap up with a Spring Arts Gala Concert at the Integris Community Theatre (NVSS small auditorium) on Sunday March 20 at 2:30 p.m.

For more information view: www.musicfestivalweb/nechako

The Adjudicator in speech arts was Christina Rogers.

List of Participants in the Speech Arts Festival, 2016:

Luther Pelzer

Mr. Gray’s Grade 4 Class, Evelyn Dickson School

Breanna Challen

Melissa Clemson

Sarah Thiessen

Emma Wiebe

First Class Honours:

Grace Brown

Annika Pelzer

Mika Hara

Hadassah Thiessen

Mary Jane Brown

Dietrich Pelzer

Samuel Thiessen

Graham Yoder

Jessica Brown

Grade 3 and 4 class, Northside Christian School


Trista Teichroeb

Abigail Yoder

Molly Fandrey

Josh Reurink

Emma Wiebe

Caroline Shenk

Grade 12 English class, Northside Christian School

Grace Arnott








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