Benton High School students auditioned February 2nd in Jonesboro, AR, to be selected to the Arkansas All-State Choir. Students were judged by a panel of five judges in solo competition and by two additional judges in sight reading. This honor is the highest for solo singers in the state. Congratulations to the following students:

Alex Horn, 1st chair - Mixed Choir
Anakin Bumgardner, Mixed Choir
JonDavid Person, Mixed Choir
Raylen Hall, Female Chorus
Caitlyn Wright, alternate
Kevin Wright, Male Chorus
Danielle Thompson, Female Chorus
Jesse Kneisler, Male Chorus
Veronica West, Female Chorus

Director: Angela White

Benton Junior High Quiz Bowl team recently competed in state and regional competitions. They placed 2nd in region and 2nd in their side of the state bracket. Team members are Hank Herzfeld, Perry Lewis, Andrew Pierce, Tyler Lawrence, Ali Grace Villines, Bobbie Barnes, Erin Brasher, Emma Cavaneau, Emma Dudley, Kinsey Garofalo, Abby Grace Wilson. Congratulations to this team and Coach Sarah Armstrong!


These BHS students auditioned and were selected to be a part of the ASBOA All-State Band, the highest honor in our state.

Jon David Person - All State Mixed Choir, Jazz Band, and Concert Band
Jesse Delacruz - All State Concert Band
Kolton McAllister - All State Concert Band

Director: Tricia Moffett


These BHS students auditioned and were selected to be a part of the ASBOA All Region Jazz Honor Band. Fifty percent (50%) of our newly formed jazz band was selected for this honor.

Caleb Lea
Dakota Leslie
Madelynne West
Baley Freeman
Jon David Person
Kobe Simpson
Austin Prichard
Kolton McAllister
Austin Flynn
Ethan Hill
Bishop Butler
Garrett Russell
Mason Rhodes

Director: Tricia Moffett

Congratulations to all!

The following BHS students auditioned and were selected to be a part of the ASBOA All-Region Honor Band.

Kristin Hardy - Flute
Caleb Carlon - Trumpet
Marisa Shelby – Flute
Kobe Simpson - Trumpet
Blakeley Fiedler – Oboe
Kaitlyn Campbell - French Horn
Delaney Leslie – Oboe
Adam Barrow - French Horn
Sophia Ingram – Oboe
Austin Flynn - French Horn
Brian Jacob Ball – Bassoon
Austin Lamb - Trombone
Allison Ball – Clarinet
William Espey - Trombone
Jessa Bryant – Clarinet
Austin Prichard - Euph
Ethan Hill - b Clarinet
Asia Skelton - Euph
Anakin Bumgardener - Contra Clarinet
  Cheyenne Chafton - Euph
Kimaray Callins - Contra Clarinet
Amelia Penn - Tuba
Kolton McAllister - Alto Sax
Jesse De La Cruz - Tuba
Katelyn Still - Alto Sax
Danielle Babock - Tuba
Angel Reed - b Clarinet
Bishop Butler - Percussion
Dakota Leslie - Tenor Sax
Mason Rhodes - Percussion
Madelynne West - Tenor Sax
Kate Weston - Percussion
Baley Freeman - Bari Sax
Julia Rose - Clarinet
Ethan Buggar - Bari Sax
JonDavid Person - Trumpet
Daniel Guardado - Trumpet
Director: Tricia Moffett


Thirty-five BJH students made all-region band during their competition at Bethel Middle School on December 2, 2017. The band is directed by Michael Hoover. Congratulations!

Concert Band   Jazz Band

Mi'Kala Wilson

Kaitlin Wylie

Barton Stapleton

Makenna Bailey

Karington Cuninkin

Katie Veazey

Allison Hall

Ashton Tumlison

Iyana Davis

Chloe Covert

Sophie Graham

Mallory Shelton

Perry Lewis

Tyler Lawrence

Marcelles Nash

Cody Thomas

Riley Brewer

Michael Terrazas

Harin Parajon

Wyatt Bussell

Mary Ashton

Eli Rose

Isaiah Hipskind

Graham Eisele

Landon Huff

Corban Floyd

Andrew Pierce

Oakley Rockwell

Gage Epperson

Shane Magness

Brennan Fiedler


Tyler Lawrence

Marcelles Nash

Perry Lewis

Cody Thomas

Michael Terrazas

Riley Brewer

AJ Steuber

Emma Schlitz

Wyatt Bussell

Riley Curry

Peyton Shipp

Mary Ashton





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