Above: Hannah Wilson, a student at Skyview High School, placed second in the Sing Fourth competition. Photo by Craig Clark.
Ten Clark County high school vocalists competed on Independence Day in the Sing Fourth competition at the Fort Vancouver National Site.
The top three performers were:
- First place: Tirza Meuljic, CAM Academy, “Popular”
- Second: Hannah Wilson, Skyview High School, “Something’s Got a Hold on Me”
- Third: Mia Josberger, Cedar Tree Classical Christian School, “Defying Gravity”
Meuljic received a $1,000 scholarship and a first-place trophy. Wilson took home a $500 college scholarship, and Josberger won a $250 college scholarship.
Other vocalists included Lauren Barton, Mountain View High School; Kaleb Burris, Evergreen High School; Isaac Dizon, Camas High School; Danielle Lorange, Evergreen High School; Bella Olsen, River Home Link; Becca Weinberg, Camas High School; Samantha Dearing (alternate), Prairie High School; and Grace Cunningham (alternate), Vancouver School of Arts and Academics.
The winners were selected by a panel of musician judges: Asha Barendregt, Bryan Podwys, Nick Gimarelli, Andy Madson, Carrie Cunningham, Steve Hale and Blake Sakamoto. The panel rated contestants on originality, skill, poise, audience appeal and family-friendly content.