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Sydney Page, center, adds her voice to those of hundreds of North Carolina’s best middle school chorus students at this year’s all-state middle school chorus concert.
Photo by Nicole Page

Originally published: 2013-05-08 14:25:30
Last modified: 2013-05-08 14:25:29

‘A rising star’

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Sydney Page, a 7th grade student at Avery Middle School, joined hundreds of other middle school chorus students from around North Carolina to add her voice to the Middle School All-State Chorus concert on Saturday, April 27, at Greensboro Coliseum.
Avery County Schools chorus teacher Tara Andrews, who provides vocal instruction at several Avery schools, selected Page from among all of her middle school students to represent Avery County at the concert.

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