Vancouver’s Mountain View High School took home the Dale Beacock Memorial Sweepstakes trophy at the 53rd Annual Clark College Jazz Festival on Saturday.
The award was presented at the conclusion of three days of big band jazz performed by ensembles from middle schools and high schools. Other results follow.
Middle school jazz ensembles
• 1st place: Beaumont Middle School, Portland.
• 2nd place: Hamilton International Middle School, Seattle.
• 3rd place: Washington Middle School, Seattle.
• Special recognition: Jane Addams Middle School, which was asked to perform in the evening finals.
• Outstanding middle school jazz musician: Luke Fosdick, Covington Middle School; Evan Siegel, Vancouver School of Arts and Academics; Noah Lindsay, Highland Park Middle School; Patrick Wang, Jane Addams Middle School; Willie Bays, Jane Addams Middle School; Hansol Choi, Harbour Point Middle School; Ronan Brown, Washington Middle School Senior Fiddlers; Nicolas Ringgold, Washington Middle School Senior Fiddlers; Madelyn Breaux, Tukes Valley Middle School; Brett Boyd, Tukes Valley Middles School; Izzy Ramirez, Creswell Middle School; Rebecca Morris, Chief Umtuch Middle School; Jacob Linden, Washington Middle School Senior Jazz; Sam Gelpi, Washington Middle School Senior Jazz; Ethan Keydel, Washington Middle School Senior Jazz; Marshall Simon, Washington Middle School Senior Jazz; Aidan Siemann, Hamilton Middle School; Trumpet Section, Hamilton Middle School; Micah Mizushima, Beaumont Middle School; Kaiya Nishino, Eckstein Middle School; Olivia Pess, Eckstein Middle School.
High school jazz ensembles
• A Division: 1st place: Ridgefield High School; 2nd place: Woodland High School; 3rd place: Creswell High School.