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North High A Cappella Groups Win High Honors

Congratulations to the Parkway North women’s a cappella group, Powder Room, for taking third place in the final competition of Varsity Vocals ICHSA (International Championship of High School A Cappella) and to the North High men’s a cappella group, Men’s Room, for earning second place in the ICHSA St. Louis Regional Semi-Final Competition.

Congratulations also go to North High music directors, Emily Matthews and Brian Reeves.

In March, Powder Room took first place in the regional semi-finals and member Kara Jacobson won Best Vocal Percussionist. The international competition was held in New York City on April 19 at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. Powder Room competed against nine other regional champions for the international title.

The Varsity Vocals International Championship of A Cappella is the only international tournament that showcases the art of student a cappella singing.

Members of Powder Room include: Eryn Carter, Ruthie Carter, Maya Elfanbaum, Danielle Feinstein, Ashley Hanson, Jackie Heymann, Jeni Hollander, Kara Jacobson, Layla Kousari, Kailey LaClare, Diana Radomyslsky, Erica Roux, Raechel Simon, McKenna Tucker, Brooke Voeller and Tierra Wilson