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By Marc Lutz 

Wrangell sends two musicians to Honors Fest


October 28, 2021

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

From left: Music teacher Tasha Morse last week rehearsed the singing part with freshman Ander Edens and the clarinet part with junior Paige Baggen, in preparation for the high school Southeast Honors Fest performance held in Ketchikan on Tuesday.

Imagine performing in a band or choir but not being able to practice with the other performers on the stage. That's how students from Southeast high schools have to approach Honors Fest.

Each year, high schoolers from across the region audition for the event, and this year two students from Wrangell were scheduled to perform on Tuesday with 73 other musicians in Ketchikan.

The event was supposed to be held at Wrangell High School last year. Normally, about 120 students perform during Honors Fest (60 in choir and 60 in the band). It was canceled because of COVID-19 and was rescheduled for th...

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