BHS Orchestra earns Superior at State Contest


The Bellefontaine High School Strings Orchestra earned a Superior rating at the OMEA State Orchestra Adjudicated Event on Saturday.

This is the 4th year in a row that Bellefontaine has received a Superior rating at this contest.

The Ohio Music Education Association State Orchestra competition was held at Northmont High School.

BHS students performed in Class C with the following pieces: “Overture to the Magic Flute” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arranged by Todd Parrish, “Ruminations” by Sean O’Loughlin, and “Dragon Fire” by Susan H. Day.

Here’s a list of the students’ names:

  • Dalton Frazier
  • Ella Fultz
  • Oliver Grandstaff
  • Lola Kuba
  • Sophia Millis
  • Will Myers
  • Alex Sandoval
  • Trinity Sassen
  • Elaina Shultz
  • Belen Abrego
  • Ava Dolan
  • Kaeleigh Flora
  • Isabelle Gunnett
  • Gracie Hood
  • Raya Millis
  • Harper Penhorwood
  • Adison Postle
  • Gillian Steele
  • Chloe Stolly
  • Emma Suman
  • Genevieve Wickham
  • Ryan Alexander
  • Emma Childs
  • Nolan Core
  • Lucy Flood
  • Claire Grandstaff
  • Lilly Hudson
  • Cooper Hunt
  • Blaine Mitchell
  • Kathryn Myers
  • Cassie Neeley
  • Alexandria Priest
  • Nathanael Shultz
  • Ella Costin*
  • Emma Costin*
  • Julia Easton*
  • Ella Kuba*
  • Theodore Reminder*
  • Zoephia Rister*
  • Jalyn Savage*
  • Mason Stanley*
  • Emily Taylor*

*denotes senior member

Laura Mitchell is the BHS orchestra director.