BOTKINS — The choral department of Botkins Local School presented awards during its recent spring concert.
Senior Crystal Altstaetter, daughter of Mike and Sheila Altstaetter, became the second recipient of the Rachel Doseck Memorial Music Award, a $250 award for the senior who has exemplified participation with enthusiasm and heart while being active in school, church and community music. Seniors Altstaetter, Joe Shuga, Brooke Stoler, Maddy Wagner, Casey Woodall and Cheyenne Wyan were recognized.
Also recognized were students receiving the Varsity Music letters: Jamie Carducci, Olivia Ewry, Grant Greve, Lily Koenig, Dani Schneider, Maddie Altherr, Crystal Altstaetter, Isabella Ewry, Jenna Free, Olivia Lenhart, Danielle Schwartz, Joe Shuga, Kya Skinner, Michelle Altstaetter, Cassie Anderson, Alex Bajwa, Allison Hatfield, Jessica Haywood, Emma McName, Andrew Opperman, Anthony Opperman, Chloe Richardson, Sarah VanBrocklin and Abby Wright.
The Junior High Choir and SA Ensemble participated at OMEA Large Group Adjudicated Events, May 13, at Troy High School. The Junior High Choir received an excellentrating, while the SA Ensemble received a superior rating.