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Kindergarten February Students of the Month at Kemp Primary School are (from left) Andres Badillo, Brilynn Fischer, Hutson Cromer, Emilia Rodriguez, Savannah Rankin and Nora Ross (not pictured).
More photos can be found in the Sunday, March 16, 2014 issue of The Monitor.
Posted by : March 9, 2014| On :
Congratulations to the Kemp High School Symphonic and Honor bands for an incredible performance March 6 and Feb. 27 during UIL Concert and Sight Reading contests held at Kemp High School and at the Canton Performing Arts Center. The honor band performed Blalock Canyon March, Moscow 1941, and Broken Bow and received a perfect score of First Division from all three judges. Following the concert portion of the contest, the band competed in Sight Reading and gave another perfect performance and again received a First Division rating from alll three judges. The Symphonic band also swept the contest with First Division ratings The directors are very proud of the successes these students have worked so hard to achieve. A Sweepstakes Award can only be awarded to bands that receive a First Division in each category. Kemp High School Band is a double Sweepstakes Award Winner. Way to go Kemp Band!
Posted by : March 2, 2014| On :
Twenty-five students advance to State
Special to The Monitor
KEMP–Forty-four Kemp High School Band students competed at the UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest Feb. 8 in Mesquite and earned 39 first division medals.
Each student put in hours of hard work and practice time preparing for the contest.
Students earning a first division medal include Taylor Hennig (two medals), Courtney Putman, Ryder Busby, Grace Camacho, Emily Mullens, Maricruz Villanueva, Logan Hall, Leia Cantrell, Nikki Fisher, James Floyd, Rebeca Galvez (two), Cameron Polk (two), Hannah Polk, Emily Kelley, Sly Blankenship, Allie DeClue, Taylor Little, Lauren Baumgartner, Abigail Bell (two), Zach Carrington (two), Alec Cooper (two), Beau Dancer, Kim Gardner, Micah Polk, Rhonda Harper (two), Mason Hyde, Kyle Keathley, Kari Mast, Jesse Morton, Amanda Sparks and Dilan Tanner.
Twenty-five of the band students who participated in the UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest advance to the UIL State contest in May.
Students advancing to State include Lauren Baumgartner, Abigail Bell (two events), Zach Carrington, Alec Cooper, Beau Dancer, Kim Gardner, Micah Polk, Rhonda Harper, Mason Hyde, Kyle Keathley, Kari Mast, Jesse Morton, Amanda Sparks, Dilan Tanner, Emily Kelley, Sly Blankenship, Allie DeClue, Taylor Little, Rebeca Galvez, Cameron Polk (two events), Taylor Hennig (two events), Leia Cantrell, Nikki Fisher, Ryder Busby and Micah Polk.