Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Pinewood students returned home this year from the University of South Carolina in Columbia with three group gold medals, 21 individual gold medals, two individual silver medals and one group bronze medal after competing in the 2014 South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) Music Festival.
Seventy-one Pinewood Prep student musicians competed.
A group gold medal was awarded to the Lower School Handbell Choir, comprised of Hannah Andringa, Jay Diffley, Kylie Jennings, Eva Reese Hadnot, Mary Kate McConnell, Madelyn Meyer, Carson Spinks, Caleb Thompson, Elijah Hungerford, Cole Gullotti, Jaelin LaVanway, Zane Nolan, Ellie Rodgers, Addison Venittelli, Lindsay Miller, Genevieve Holden, Kenny Cone and Ben Price.
A group gold medal was awarded to the Upper School Handbell Choir, comprised of Noah Boykin, Grant Castagno, Daniel Grimes, Hannah Harbin, Arabella Hunter, Austin Miller, Sarah Yaeger, Jared Snell, Lizzie Pelcher, Jackson Castagno, Wil Price, Bethany Laird, Zoie McCreery and Alyssa Cox.
A group gold medal was awarded to the Upper School Choir, comprised of Alex Bailey, Logan Dwyer, Ashley Ellin, Bo Hiel, Anna Kassing, Macayla LaRose, Emma Maguire, Jinyoung Oh, Faith Pinckney, Lauren Saeger, Gilby Schultz, Jess Shim, Charlotte Shuler, Kyra Wood, Masha Yarosh, Grayson Yerich and Heeseong Yun.
Individual gold medals were awarded to the following students: Meredith Hungerford, Sara Burns Gibson, Isabella Darce, Zoie McCreery, Alyssa Cox, Ashley Ellin, Amelia Kassing, Julia Maguire, Kyra Boykin, Lauren Gilmer, Maddie Nicholls, Elizabeth Hylton, Karen Russi, Isabelle Greenstreet, Mia Dunn, Myrah Nasir, Anna Kassing, Naomi House, Alex Katsanis and Matti Easterday.
Individual silver medals were awarded to Megan Godwin and Louis Easterday.
A group bronze medal was awarded to the Pinewood Band, comprised of Emma Robertson, Kenny Cone, Tim Lennon and Ben Price.
Pinewood’s student musicians were sponsored by Music Teachers Erin Bromley, Jonah Klixbull and Phillip Lipton.