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BHS honors fine arts students at banquet

Brainerd High School held its annual Fine Arts Banquet Monday and presented the following students with the Awards of Excellence:

Excellence in overall visual art was awarded to Andy Johnson and Megan Hardy.

Excellence in choral music, Ben Hermerding and Jillian Anderson.

 Excellence in symphonic band, Kenzey Ostrowski.

Excellence in concert band, Caleb Buttenhoff.

Excellence in Chamber Orchestra, Rebecca Yeh.

Excellence in Sinfonia Orchestra, Stephanie Hesse.

Excellence in Fifth Street Journal, Samantha Ramey and Mark Sands. Excellence in TV Productions, Cathleen Degeest and Bryant Siekas. Excellence in Brainonian, Sarah Mozey and Kandi Knoll. 

Excellence in mock trial, Anderson, Hermerding, Casey Lindberg, Rachel Pagarigan, Tara Saley and Amy Wu. 

Excellence in debate, Stephanie Northway.

Excellence in two-dimensional visual art, Northway, Shalene Cole and Kayla Voss.

Excellence in three-dimensional visual art, Eric Zelinske.

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.