Hillsboro trio earns state music medal<p><p>Kennedy Klein, Allison Gray and Marah Franz (from left), members of the Mixed Winds Trio, comprised three of the four medalists from Hillsboro High School at the Class 3A State Music Festival at Southeast of Saline April 27. Participants were evaluated using a rubric with a low rating of “V” and a highest rating of “I,” with only those receiving “I” ratings earning a medal. The Mixed Winds Trio performed Beethoven’s “German Dance.” Kennedy earned a second medal as a flute soloist, performing Victor Herbert’s “Serenade.”
Lauren Geis and Bryce Roberts, a pair of Hillsboro High School seniors, were selected to receive $500 scholarships from the Marion County 4-H Endowment Fund. Pictured with them is Lyman Adams, Endowment Fund president. The winners were selected on their outstanding involvement in 4-H work.