The Seymour High School a cappella group, rEagle Harmonix, won 1st place at the Alliance for Creative Excellence competition that was held at the Bijou Theatre on Saturday, Jan 12 at 7 p.m. The group competed against 5 0ther a cappella groups, and the reward for their 1st place win was $1000. Members of the group include Chris Butcher, Nathan Clepper, Emma Combs, Morgana DeBusk, Brooke Delozier, Devin Ginter, Del Howes, Josh Jett, Sarah Kitts, Miguel Mejia, Arianna Nally, Rhys Rousseau, Solomon Sharp, Gavin Smith, Kilmeny Sproles, Wendell Thornton, Luke Tompson, Carla Ward, Rhiane West, Anna Witenbarger and Blaise Wolfe.
Seymour High School choir director Jean Burkhart expressed her elation for the group’s win.
“Seymour High School is certainly proud of rEagle Harmonix. They truly are great ambassadors for the high school. They are a great example of how talent combined with hard work and discipline makes for a winning combination,” she said.
The Alliance for Creative Excellence is a non-profit organization that works to create opportunities for students through classes, competitions, workshops, camps and award shows.