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COLUMBIA CITY â Indian Springs Middle Schoolâs show choir, City Stars, held its 5th annual Sounds of the City Invitational.
Seven different middle school choirs competed Friday night, with Norwell Middle School taking the top honors. The choir also won Best Vocals and Best Choreography awards. As the night came to an end, City Stars entertained the crowd with its competition show, performing in an exhibition status.
âThe invitational ran very smoothly thanks to all the hard work from parents and supporters of the choir,â said Karyle Genth, City Starsâ director.
Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel helped to present the eveningâs awards. âI was once a show choir kid,â said Mayor Daniel to Friday nightâs crowd.
The choirâs direction and creativity is a family affair with Karyleâs husband, Phil, assisting with direction and their son, Joel, choreographing the choirâs competition show.
For the invitational, Karyleâs and Philâs daughter, Jenna, was on hand to emcee the evening.
City Stars has two more competitions before its season is completed. Karyle said the season is âgoing great.â
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