CHEROKEE - Southeast choir students Peyton Simpson and Robyn Nabors recently earned top honors in the state competition. Peyton, a junior, has been selected for the 2018 All-State Honor Choir. Robyn, a senior, has been selected as an alternate.

USD 247 Superintendent Brad Miner said that district records indicate that Southeast has never had a student in the state choir before. According to teacher Danica Gibson, selection is extremely competitive and is made up of the top 256 high school vocalists in the state.

The All-State Honor Choir concert will be held at 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Century II Convention Center Concert Hall, in Wichita. Tickets are available for $7 through WichitaTix at