Southwestern Oklahoma State University
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SWOSU Singers Fare Well at State Competition


Southwestern Oklahoma State University students in Weatherford recently represented the Department of Music at a statewide singing competition, and two finished in the top three of their competitions.

The Oklahoma District NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Conference and Competition was held in Oklahoma City.

Senior soprano Kristen Williams of Alex won first place in the senior women category, and first-year soprano Elizabeth Stewart of Sulphur won third place in the freshmen women competition. Both are students of SWOSU Assistant Professor Dr. Robin Griffeath.

Making the finals round in their competitions were Alyssa Garcia, Markham TX; Brianna Boyce, Marlow; and Whitney Kleinpeter, Elk City. Garcia and Boyce are students of Griffeath and Kleinpeter is a student of Dr. Kristin Griffeath.

Others students who competed were: Madeline Kimball, Edmond (North); Kendra Place, Washington; Nick Warren, Marlow; and Anna Willman, Oklahoma City.