Franklin Central High School’s FC Singers were named show choir state champions Saturday by the Indiana State School Music Association. The ensemble swept best vocals and choreography in the large school mixed division to win its second state title in four years. The school’s High Voltage, an all-female choir, placed third in the unisex division.
The FC Singers feature (in no particular order) Elizabeth Akers, Ashley Andry, Allison Anness, Breanna Archer, Cameron Ball, Sarah Beckwith, Kaylee Benge, Dillon Betz, Emily Boudrot, Jarod Bracken, Jordan Brewer, Randy Brooks, Cameron Brown, Payton Bryan, Halle Catlow, Alexis Clark, Brice Clesi, Eleanor Conley, Christopher Conwell, Ryan Demaree, Brayden Denney, Bailey Dolan, Tanner Dolan, Allison Downham, Savanna Duncan, Roxanna Hair, Brayden Hall, Josh Harrigan, Sophie Hood, Christian Howe, Tatum Howell, Kye Hunter, Kelsey Kendall, Dawson Koesters, Chloe Kolanowski, Caleb Loobie, Harley McCloud, Ethan McCormick, Elizabeth McCoy, Jakob Meier, Rowan Meier, Kloe Neuenschwander, Grace O’Brien, Kayla O’Malley, Grace Pacheco, Brock Perry, Dejah Riley, Alisa Risner, Mark Roberds, Joshua Shelton, Amrit Singh, Jimmy Singh, Sofia Smock, Steven Spangle, Denise Stofer, Maggie Thomas, Dewayne Watson, Carson Whitesell, Alex Williams, Jill Wooster and Sam Young.
In keeping with the American Dairy Association of Indiana’s motto of “Winners Drink Milk,” Franklin Central Choral Department directors (from left) Andrew Knaup and Bradley Gardner, dance captains Allison Anness and Brice Clesi and Briann Holt, a student-teacher and director of the accompaniment band Electric Mayhem, enjoy some milk.