Bemidji HS wins big at Star Power

Meghan Niegoda and The Current perform during Star Power. (Photo by Keith Griffin)

Meghan Niegoda and The Current perform during Star Power. (Photo by Keith Griffin)

Star Power, “Where Show Choirs Shine,” was held at Waconia High School on Saturday, Feb. 16. The show choir competition featured 21 groups hailing from all over the Midwest. Waconia’s five groups also performed but were not judged for the competition. Vocalmotive from Bemidji High School earned the Grand Champion award in the open class, as well as the Best Visual Ensemble and Best Vocal Ensemble awards. Celebration Co. from Benton Community in Van Home, Iowa, was the Class A Champion.

2013 Star Power Results
Open Class
Grand Champion – Vocalmotive, Bemidji HS, Bemidji, MN
First Runner-Up – Rhythm in Gold, Kennedy HS, Bloomington, MN
Second Runner- Up – Impulse, Wahlert HS, Dubuque, IA
Third Runner-Up – Jefferson Connection, Jefferson HS, Bloomington, MN
Fourth Runner-Up – Bridge Street Singers, St Francis HS, MN
Fifth Runner-Up – The Old Abe Show Choir, Memorial HS, Eau Claire, WI
• Best Visual Ensemble – Vocalmotive, Bemidji HS, Bemidji, MN
• Best Vocal Ensemble – Vocalmotive, Bemidji HS, Bemidji, MN

Class A – Small school and Prep
Class A Champion  Celebration Co. – Benton Community, Van Home, IA
First Runner-up in Class A – Jefferson Jive – Bloomington Jefferson High
Second Runner-up in Class A –East Side Swingers – Blooming Kennedy

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