LSMSA musicians earn top ratings _lowres

Photo provided by Crystal Evans -- Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts mixed ensemble members include, front from left, Veronica Jimenez, Kathy Barrios, Emma Jochim, Genesis Lambert and Carrie Thomas; middle, Alese Jones, Sarah Green, Kamryn Chauncy, Tamika Simpson, Shona McCullough, Bethany Jenkins, Alyssa Kinchen and Al Benner, director of the mixed ensemble; and back, Marcos Cecchini, Jamin Kidd, Mitchell Metzger, Ian Sager and John Robken.

Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts mixed-ensemble members earned an overall superior rating for performance and a superior rating for sight reading at state assessment for the second year in a row.

Local members who participated include juniors Genesis Lambert and Shona McCullough, both of Baton Rouge.