Shelton High School students Sophia Nakhla and Richard Beckman were selected from thousands of applicants statewide to participate Feb. 16-17 in the Washington Music Educators' Association All-State Honors Groups in Yakima.
Nakhla, a junior, will sing alto with the All-State Treble Choir. Beckman, a senior, will play tenor saxophone in the All-State Symphonic Band.
The two will join other music students at the gathering and perform in Gala Concerts on Feb. 17 under the direction of noted conductors. They both sent performance recordings for judging.
Nakhla, 16, grew up performing with her f...