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Lindsey's final high school concert

Monday night was the final concert for Lindsey's high school singing days and it was so sad for me! It was a wonderful concert and the Show! Choir was FANTASTIC. Here's Lindsey with friends Nidal and Melody. Here's the Honor's Women's Choir performing (she's in both). You can see Lindsey on the front row, bottom right, second from the end.
Show choir earned the highest rankings, all ones, in a recent competition. They sounded amazing during this farewell concert! I loved every minute of it and was so proud of each of these fine students for all their hard work over the years, and was especially tender-hearted and on the verge of weepy, toward my little Lindsey girl. I can't believe she will be a high school graduate in a little more than a week.
They beautifully sang three songs A Capella and it was a very moving performance!
Lindsey turned in her red and black choir dresses at the school today. They will sing the National Anthem at graduation and the school song, I believe. Other than that, she's done! And I'm sad and happy. It is indeed bittersweet.
To wrap all this positive, wonderful singing energy up with an exciting ending, Lindsey was one of seven seniors who received a $500 scholarship from the choir booster club! Congratulations to Lindsey on pouring her heart and soul into choir the past eight years and adding joy to those who have been within the sound of her beautiful voice. She has been asked to sing a duet at the stake seminary graduation with a young man from her choir. They had their first practice on Sunday and it sounded great. She plans to audition for the women's choir at BYU-Idaho in the fall.

Comments

My goodness, I can't believe she is graduating already! And how exciting...BYU-Idaho...I went there my freshman year and had so much fun. I hope she has a wonderful experience there!
Holly said…
Congrats to Lindsey! I can't believe she's graduating!! We just got her announcement and it's so cute! Thanks for sending us one. :)
Cassie said…
High school graduation is defiantly a bitter sweet thing. That is exciting she will be going to BYU-Idaho, she will love it!
Julie V said…
The farewell concert is so bittersweet! I know this because we experienced that last week too. Best of luck Lindsey dear, and congrats on your scholarship!
Lonna said…
You really do have so many exciting things happening all the time. What a great ending to all that choir practice she has put in over the years.

I can't believe that she will be graduating already, she is such a great girl I bet that she will have a good time in Idaho...well maybe not if she is there during the long freezing winters.
Graduating already? Where has the time gone? What a fun high school career she has had. You raised one great girl, Kelly.
I remember having high school concerts there! Good times!

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