JOHNSTON– Synergy, one of two show choirs at Solon Middle School, recently opened its season competing at Johnston and Dallas Center-Grimes. On Friday, Jan. 24, Solon competed at Johnston Showzam, which featured mostly 4A schools from the Des Moines and Omaha metro areas. Solon took first place in Class 3A, and finished third overall in the nine-team field, placing only behind Urbandale and Omaha Westside. Special recognition went to eighth grader Ellie Hawkins, who received the competition’s Best Female Soloist award.
The following day, Synergy competed at Dallas Center-Grimes, and won first place in the daytime round, and advanced to the Evening Finals. Solon’s evening performance received top scores, and Synergy was named Middle School Grand Champion.
Over 100 students participate in Solon Middle School’s two show choirs, Synergy and Affinity. Both show choirs will take the stage on Friday, Feb. 21, at the Pella Dutch Masters Invitational.