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Mercy Students Bring Home a Win from Heritage Music Festival in Dallas

by cnewman
Mon, Apr 15th 2013 12:00 pm

On April 5, 2013, forty-six Mount Mercy Academy students competed in the Heritage Music Festival in Dallas, Texas. The awards ceremony took place the following evening at Six Flags Over Texas. "Pure Magic" Show Choir, "Magic Belles" Handbell Choir and Women's Choir were each awarded a gold medal in their respective categories.

Individual soloist awards were presented to 6 of the 700 participants forming over 20 musical groups from 8 participating schools. Two of those awards were presented to Laurel Bodensteiner for her solo parts in Taylor Swift's "Mean" and Desiree Desiderio for her rendition of "Yeah" from the Joyful Noise medley.

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