Pickerington High School North hosted the Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble contest on Feb. 5.

Pickerington High School North hosted the Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble contest on Feb. 5.

Students performed solos and in small ensembles for judges who provided comments for improvement and rated the performances. Members of the PHS North band participated in 145 performances, involving most members of the band program.

Students earning superior ratings were Drew Arnold, Kerstyn Auman, Matt Bernstein, Kim Berry, Kimi Boyce, Jeff Brewer, Kerri Cheatham, Audrey Cleaver, Taylor Conley, Joey Curmode, Hannah Diewald, Kate Eing, Mitchell Elston, Carson Engle, Riley Engle, Alex Ent, Julia Garleb, Ryan Garner, Joey Gephart, Alex Gerhard, Kristen Green, Kay Gresko, Ryan Grimsley, Nate Hang, Janelle Holmes, John Huff, Andrew Jeffers, Matthew Johnson, Briana Keller, Sophie Kowalski, J.T. Kuehne, Emily Larson, Jonah Larson, Josh Latimer, Miles Lindquist, Rachel Loudermilk, Tyler Mason, Erin McNall, Casey Miller, Chris Morgan, Sophia Narotski, Liam Niemeyer, Yuki Okabe, Amanda Perry, Rachel Pearce, Kyle Planck, Alex Priest, Daniel Riordan, Evan Schvach, Michael Stewart, Elyse Tramontano, John Vanderhoff, Danny Wajnryb, Nick Weaver, Scott Weber, Jeremy Wang, Connor West and Taylor Williams.

Students earning excellent ratings were Elizabeth Baldwin, Matt Bardales, Tanner Barnes, Noelle Bartley, Mark Bates, Stefanie Bayley, Shelby Brewster, Lauren Burris, Madison Campbell, Kerri Cheatham, Audrey Cleaver, Kiersha Fields, Ashlynn Fisher, Jessie Fix, Kellie Feehan, Adam Garner, Cassidy Gillman, Ryan Grimsley, Elli Iacobellis, Seth Justice, Briana Keller, Alex Koenig, Miles Lindquist, Emily Lisa, Michael Lisa, Emily Loudermilk, Jessica Lumbard, Andrew Maggio, Paige Markwood, Alyssa Moore, Martin Nguyen, Taylor Okel, Ashely Patton, John Patton, Amanda Perry, David Pinkins, Jordan Potts, Kyle Planck, Michael Robson, Nick Rollason, Maddy Ruckel, Jeanette Smith, Michael Stewart, Megan Stickney, Klementina Stojanovsky, Ian Taylor, Jeremy Wang and Liz Watson.

Several ensembles also received superior or excellent ratings.