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Choir gets first-place trophy

Buckingham County High and Middle School’s 2016 Competition Choir competed at the Festival of Music at Kings Dominion Park in Doswell on May 13, and returned with a first-place trophy in the high school choir division. In addition to the students’ first-place award, they also received an ensemble rating of excellent, which is the second-highest award for a musical ensemble. The group’s theme for competition “Back to the 80s.” Pictured are, from left, front row, Samantha Poole, Lexys Harrison, Cheyenne Eldridge, Brayden Trimble, Sarah Brown, Hannaha Ragland, Payton Peins, Savannah Pritchett, back row, Melissa Winslett, Leza Stout, Mya Chambers, Samantha Stevens, Brianna Chapman, Bryan Hatcher and Xavier Holman. Not pictured is Eve Moxley. The directors of the group are Danielle Neller and Ashley Hembree.