For her Talented and Gifted (TAG) project Roland-Story High School student, Brooke Ehrenberg organized students, community members, and family members to perform seven different programs for Bethany Manor.
The first performance was a Christmas program and the students who participated were as follows: Alayna Ringsby, Ally Ringsby, Brooke Ehrenberg, Daisy Dankle, Charlsea Soderstrum, Emily Seydell, Alli Billings, and Becky Shaw.
The next program was a selection of Poetry Out Loud recitations. The students performing included Nick Morgan, Madison Aukes, Maddy McMullen, Reid Selby, Jordan Brendeland, Cathy Narigon, MacKenzie Jarvis, and Krysta Peirce.
A few weeks after the Reader’s Theater competed at the state speech contest, they went to perform as well. Those who performed were as follows: Hope Sievers, Rachel Phelan, Sydney Berends, Kelsie Crouch, Melissa Krakau, Maggie Krutzmann, and Michaella Fevold.
Ehrenberg then worked with vocal music instructor Cheryl West to organize students to perform songs from the musical Oklahoma. The students in this program were Tabitha Peters, Matt Valen, Trent Elliot, Paige Petzenhauser, Charlie Steenhagen, Ena Moats, Brooke Ehrenberg, Charlsea Soderstrum, Alli Billings, Becky Shaw, Maddy McMullen, Melissa Krakau, Josiah Soderstrum, Andrew Schlatter, Ryan Skarr, Zach Stewart, and Cole Johnson.
She also worked with West to organize students to sing their solo/small group chorus songs. Hanna Henderson, Brooke Huffaker, Maggie Schnurr, Brooke Ehrenberg, Landon Stalzer, Michael Friest, Matt Valen, Riley Wilgenbusch, Erin Power, Maddy McMullen, Charlie Steenhagen, Josiah Soderstrum, Trent Elliot, Tabitha Peters, and Jake Dedic performed their songs.
After the end of the individual speech contest season, performers Bryce Holmgren, Nick Morgan, Melissa Krakau, Brooke Ehrenberg, and Michaella Fevold shared their selections.
Finally, Ehrenberg performed some instrumental music with her grandma, Lou Scholtens.
Denise Biechler, the TAG teacher, helped by providing transportation.