2010-09-02 / Local & State

FFA Member To Perform At National Convention

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Emily Wenschhof Emily Wenschhof When the lights are dimmed and hush descends upon an audience of more than 54,000 at the nation’s largest annual student convention this Oct. 20 through October 23, 2010, Emily Wenschhof will share the spotlight in a musical performance that will inspire the crowd and provide memories to last a lifetime.

Emily, a member of the Mc- Connellsburg FFA Chapter has been selected to sing in the National FFA Chorus. National FFA Chorus members are nominated by their state associations and were chosen from a pool of more than 150 applications. In June, Emily submitted an audition tape and was one of 80 young people selected nationwide to be a member of the prestigious group. The choir will perform several times at the 83rd National FFA Convention, adding excitement and motivation to the sessions through their music.

Emily is the daughter of Lisa and Ed Wenschhof of Needmore.

She is a senior and has been a member of McConnellsburg High School’s band and chorus since she was in sixth grade. In addition, she has performed in several high school musicals including “Cinderella,” “Footloose,” and “Suessical.” She also performed in Cito Methodist Church’s production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

“It’s going to be a lot of work, but I am really excited about my opportunity to perform at the National Convention,” states Emily. “It’s going to be a great experience.”

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