Ty Lauren played Pumpkin Boogie at the Cariboo Festival 2015 Honours Concert.

Ty Lauren played Pumpkin Boogie at the Cariboo Festival 2015 Honours Concert.

Slideshow: Cariboo Festival 2015 award winners named

The Cariboo Festival 2015 major awards were presented as followed.



The Cariboo Festival 2015 major awards were presented as followed.

Speech Arts

Cariboo Festival Creative Performance: Selina Farkas.

Cariboo Festival Elementary Drama Award: Horsefly Intermediate Class.

Adjudicator’s Choice Award: Olivia Rowse, speech arts.

Overall Speech Arts Award: Paul Noble.

Public Speaking Award: Caitlin Khong.

Piano

First Year of Study: Joshua Noble.

Junior Piano Award: Isaac Lauren.

Sommer Ivory Keys Award: Lauren Bedford.

Junior Baroque: Bethany Nairn.

Junior Classical: Sarah Park.

Junior Romantic: Lauryn Marklinger.

Junior Contemporary: Isaac Lauren.

Junior Canadian: Natasha Castro.

Junior Solo: Isaac Lauren.

Junior Sacred: Lauren Bedford.

Junior Jazz: Ty Lauren.

Junior Modern: Ty Lauren.

Junior Popular: Gabrielle Gracia.

Intermediate Classical: Samantha Martin.

Senior Classical: Theresa Stirling.

Senior Romantic: Theresa Stirling.

E.G. Woodland Bursary: Theresa Stirling.

Vocal and Choral

Acorn Encouragement Award: Taylor Fitzgerald.

Concert Class Junior A: Anna Mitchell.

Concert Class Intermediate: Keziah Froese.

Junior A Musical Theatre: Natasha Castro.

Intermediate Musical Theatre: Keziah Froese.

Top Youth Choir: Identity Crisis.

Top Adult Choir: Quintet Plus.

Choir Directorship: Angela Sommer.

Instrumental and Band

Lion’s Club Instrumental Award: Lauren Marklinger.

Guitar Seller Instrumental Award: Bethany and Elena Nairn.

McDonald’s Restaurant Challenge Trophy: William Newberry

Tuba John Encouragement Awards: Lucia Johnston, Shannon Muhammed, Syrus Muhammed.

Orchestra North Scholarship: Katie Isaac.

Rotary Bursary: Katie Isaac.

Rotary Best Band Award: Senior Concert Band Lake City Secondary.

Old Time Fiddler’s Ensemble Award: Cariboo Youth Fiddle Society

Creative Writing

Cariboo Festival Elementary Poetry Award: Adrien Zimmerman.

 

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