Horsefly Elementary School students Hailey Every (from left)

Horsefly Elementary School students Hailey Every (from left)

Cariboo Festival 2016 honours top performers

Results from the Cariboo Festival 2016's top performers.

In the words of master of ceremonies Harry Jennings the Cariboo Festival honours concert Saturday evening was “a celebration of all things that make Williams Lake a great place to live.”

From the tiniest performer reciting a poem about a puppy, to the voices of the Quintet Plus Choir, and magical musical theatre vignettes, the two-hour concert held at Cariboo Bethel Church left the audience wanting more.

The 2016 festival perpetual awards and bursaries were presented as follows:

Piano

Lions First Year of Study: Anna Mitchell.

Woodland Jeweller’s Junior Piano: Austin McAllister.

H.J. Martin: Samantha Martin.

Gail Carson Romantic Competition: not awarded.

E.G. Woodland Bursary: Theresa Stirling.

Sommer Ivory Keys: Lauryn Marklinger.

Senior Piano Competition: Theresa Stirling.

Vocal/Choral

Primary Concert Class Award: Eloise Hobi.

Junior A Scholarship: Chance Loos.

Junior B Scholarship: Emily Jurek.

Intermediate Scholarship: not awarded.

Senior Scholarship: not awarded.

Senior Contemporary Gospel: not awarded.

Musical Theatre/Production Junior A Scholarship: Natasha Castro.

Musical Theatre/Production Junior B Scholarship: Anna Mitchell.

Musical Theatre/Production Intermediate Scholarship: Nicole Curbello.

Kiwanis High Point School Choir: Maranatha Grade K-1.

Kiwanis High Point Choir: Quintet Plus.

Kiwanis Choral Directorship: Angela Sommer.

Acorn Encouragement: Carly Moe.

Band and Instrumental

Rotary Best Band: Williams Lake Community Band.

Daybreak Rotary: Lauryn Marklinger.

McDonald Challenge: Mackenzie Magnowski.

Lions Club Instrumental Bursary: Alena Jurek.

Guitar Seller Bursaries: Katie Isaac, Alena Jurek.

Tuba John Encouragement Awards: Lucia Johnston, Olivia Rowse, Elena Nairn, Bethany Nairn.

Old Time Fiddlers Ensemble Bursary: Madison and Mackenzie Magnowski, Maria Bayliff.

Bill Downey Award: Scarlett Johnston.

Orchestra North Scholarships: Katie Isaac, Mackenzie Magnowski.

Speech Arts

Adjudicator’s Choice Most Promising Student: Willa-Lyn Redl.

Best Overall in Speech Arts: Paul Noble.

Creativity Award: Angela Osmond, Cadence Halfnights.

Best Overall Secondary Drama: not awarded.

Best Overall Elementary Drama: Horsefly Gr. 4-7.

Best Overall in Elementary Choral Speech: Maranatha Grade K-1.

Best Overall in Public Speaking: Caitlin Khong.

Creative Writing Poetry Award: Selina Farkas.

Creative Writing Speech Award: Caitlin Khong.

High Point School Participation Award: Lake City Secondary School.

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