Four West Orange – Stark Middle School fine art

students have earned All-Region honors.

Claydra Rhodes, a seventh grade clarinet player,

competed against 140 other middle school clarinetists from across the region,

and placed 24th over-all. Rhodes qualified for performance with the top Middle

School Honor Band.

All- Region Band will take place Jan. 13-14 at Lamar University Beaumont.

Additionally, Three West Orange – Stark Middle School

students were selected to perform with the Texas Music Educator’s Middle School

Region X Choir.

WO-S Middle School’s Alexis Wiley, Rachel Self, and

Nathan Hayes are part of a select group of 120 to be selected for the

prestigious choir.

The top 20 in every section are selected for the


Wiley placed 12th in her section. Hayes

placed 13th; and Self placed 18th in her section.

All three choir students are in the eighth grade.

Ella Nace is the WO-S Middle School

Band Director. Dr. Don Ball, Jr. is the WO-S Middle School Choir Director.