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. Wednesday, March 19, 2014 The Region News mtzion region news@ comcast, net Page5 Trevor Brothers, Sports Editor JH Wrestling five competed at IESA State at NIU Students Take The Plunge Into Decatur Lake For A Good Cause ii i !( i b The above five Junior High Wrestlers qualified for the IESA State Tournament this past weekend on the campus of Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, IL. After State ~Competition the following 'are llhe results: Brody Norman took 12nd Place at 70 lbs., Andrew ~ike at 85 lbs. did not place, @lason Clem at 90 lbs. did not tplace, Lukas Eagle at 95 lbs. did not place, Gus Wheeler at 100 ~lbs. placed 5th. 0 Head Coach Dan Butler's ,Comments on State and on the "overall Jianior High Braves ntioch Continued From Page 1 s Following the service, those ~ttending :were invited to stay '~or lunch and family activities. [There were a variety of games 'letup including bowling, penny Season: "I am proud of our wrestlers and their efforts this season.We finished the season as a team with an 11-7 record and finished in tournaments 7th, 4th (twice), and 6th. We finished Regionals and Sectionals each as a team at 3rd place. We started this season with ~0 kids and finished with 35, I don't want any kids that come out for the sport to quit. We did not obtain our team goals in reference to Our dual record, tournament finishes, and winning Regional and Sectional. do a better job getting across to our l~ids the importance of academics, discipline, winning, off season, and a team State Title! What I am most proud of is this group came to practice These 7 formed team MTZ JFL Brrrrraves and raised $1505.00 for Special Olympics. Front is Jordan Morlan, Renan Marshall, Kameron Evans, Ryder Marshall and Colton Robinson. Back row is Chad Fyke and Brian Hoffman. submitted photo. and worked their butts off. I Millikin hope they learned a few things student musicians Millikin University's SchooI of Music will present the 12th annual Hollis Prize Competition Recital on Saturday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kaeuper Hall, each receive $500. This year's recital wili be held Friday, April 11 at 12:15 p.m. at the Harold Washington Library Auditorium in Chicago. about character. Thank you for the support from Jerry Birkey, Randy Thacker, Mike Mose, Ben Davis, Justin Johnson, Steve at the Grade School, all of the many coaches, and my wife-Jodi." photo by Jodi Butler features Community College before continuing his studies with Brian Justison, professor of music, and Jeremy Brunk, lecturer of music, at Millikin University. He As a coaching staff we need to photo. Gardener's Day Continued From Page 4 the experience, create a mini microgreen garden to take home with you. Finish up the morning with an opportunity to learn more about Vegetable Gardening for Small Spaces. Which will showcase square foot gardening, raised beds, and the ornamental value of edible plants. For questions or to register for this event, please call the Macon County Extension Office at 217.877.6042 or register online at http:// Perkinson Music Center, on Millikin's campus. The recital will feature performances by Millikin University,s top three music performing students. The event 'is free and open to the public, no reservations or tickets required. This year's finalists are Adam. Blakey (saxophone), a senior The annual competition is generously funded by Dr. C. Kimm Hollis, a 1972 Millikin graduate, and department chair and professor of music at Hanover College in Hanover, Ind. The Finalists Adam Blakey - Saxophone Adam BJakey has been has won numerous percussion awards .and competitions, taught music/percussion at New York summer camps, as well as to,red nationally and internatfrnally with his world music group, Aztral Folk. Aside from his personal projects, Jonathan performs with theMillikin- Decatur Symphony Orchestra, "~oss, golf game and a bounce There is a $10.00 registration music performance major fhouse and face painting. The fee for the event which covers light snacks, wonderful speakers, from Decatur, I11., Jonathan. 'relebration also acted as a and essential information. Pre-registration is encouraged by Rodriguez(percussion),asenior ~i.ckoff~ ~, .. ~vent,.,. for the ....... ACC 316 March 26, 2014,: University of Illinois Extension provides equal music performance major from 'eampaigr~. The campaign is a :~pportunitie'sin programs and'employment: If, you need reasonable Tucspn, , Ariz., and Chelsea t~6'~rlrt~ffeach 6ffO'ffF6 feacl~ accommoda~i0r~ to participate'in this program,please contact the Wright (mezzo-soprano), a studying saxophone with Dr. Perry Rask, Millikin professor of music, for seven years, beginning on a scholarship from the Symphony Orchestra Guild. He is a Decatur native Latin Jazz Project, Advanced Jazz Combo, Wind Ensemble, and the highly acclaimed Millikin University PercusSion Ensemble. "~ Chelsea Wright - Mezzo- 'an average church attendance of Piatt County Extension Office at 217.762.2191. I)16 by March 2016. Join us from Noon to 4 p.m. for information and exhibits on diabetes, educational presentations on diabetes-related topics and other activities. Monday, March 24 Noon-4 p.m. Decatur Memorial Hospital Classrooms A, B & C Program is Free Healthy Snack Provided SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Noon-1 p.m. 1-1:40 p.m. , 2:15-3 p.m. 3-3:15 p.m. 3:15-4 p.m. Exhibits & Registration Kidney Health and Diabetes Mohammad Hasnain, MD, DMH Kidney Specialist Exhibits and Healthy Snack Continuous Glucose Monitors: A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words Kelly Powell Med, RD,CDE, Dietitian Medical Panel Questions & Answers -timothy Bailey, MD, DMH General Surgeon R. Lee Barnes, MD, DMH Family Medicine Magnolia Pedraza, DMD, MS, Periodontist Ann Crumpler, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Kelly Powell Med, RD,CDE, Dietitian Tim' Schook, Director DMH Wound Clinic Marie Stauder RN, APN, CDE, Diabetes Educator Basic Foot and Skin Care As We Age Tim Schook, Director, DMH Wound Clinic and Hyperbaric Medicine Diabetes and Your Nutrition Shanell Schulz, MS, RD, LDN, DMH Registered Dietitian 4 p.m. Evaluation and Door Prizes Call 217-876-4249 to register DMH Decatur Find us on facebook Wellness Center Memorial Hospital senior vocal performance major from Bloomington, I11. The Ho!lis Prize is the highest award that may be received by a student instrumentalist or vocalist within the Millikin School of Music. The Holl(s Prize was first awarded in spring 2003. Millikin is one of only a few schools in the country to offer this type of prestigious prize through a music competition. "Thanks to the generosity of Kimm Hollis, the School of Music is honored and privileged to be able to feature our very best performers competing for the Hollis Prize," said Dr. Stephen Widenhofer, director of the Millikin School of Music and professor of music. "To be sure, all of these students are winners by just being named as finalists." The winner of the Hol'lis Prize is chosen by outside faculty judges and receives a $2000 award and will perform a recital in Chicago. Runners-up and a graduate of MacArthur High School where he played in the nationally acclaimed Jazz Band I for three years. While in high school, Adam was also a member of the Decatur Youth Symphony where he was a featured soloist on saxophone, and a participant in various IMEA District and All-State festivals. At Millikin, Adam plays lead alto saxophone in Jazz I, and soprano saxophone in the top saxophone quartet, which won the Band Concerto Competition in spring 2012. He also played for Millikin's OneVoice and Latin Jazz Project. In 2013, Adam won the Band Concerto Competition and was named a Presser Scholar. Jonathan Rodriguez - Percussion Jonathan Rodriguez began his classical percussion studies in Tucson, Ariz., studying with Homero Ceron for three years at Pima Soprano Chelsea Wright has studied and performed classical Italian repertoire in Such locations as Piobbico, Italy. Her choral experience includes a performance at Carnegie Hfill with the Millikin University Choir, of which she is a third- year member. Chelsea is also a fourth-year member of the Opera Workshop program at Millikin, featured in this year's" production of "Sour Angelica" as the Pricipessa. After Millikin, Chelsea plans to pursue a graduate vocal performance degree in Europe. She has studied voice with Frances Daniels for the past four years. 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