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 include juniors Marcos Cecchini, Alyssa Kinchen and Carrie Thomas and senior Emma Jochim, all of Denham Springs.