Back row (left to right): Brook Sutton, Angela Blueford, Sara Henington, Marina Duran, Abby McPherson, Lilly Smith, Candon Lee, Cheyenne Falcon. 3rd row: Mrs. Pogue, Derea Carr, Marissa Duran, Brittany Jimenez, Cierra Knox, Payton Moore, Briana Kinnard, Anissa Salazar. 2nd row: Savanna Kamer, Kori-Ana Gutierrez, Jasmine Martinez, Abby Lynch, Hailee Tipton, Ashley Bax, Caroline Guelker, SMS Asst. Principal Mrs. Danette Price. Front row: Kaylnn Hernandez, Amber Beaver, Victoria Jimenez, Sandra Garcia, Vanessa Segura, Terryonna Gilmore, Daisy Salas, Ashley Gholson.The Sweetwater Middle School Girls Choir, under the direction of Mrs. Kathy Pogue, recently competed in the Region 16 UIL Choral Competition. The group received first division ratings in both Concert and Sight-Reading, giving them the honor of receiving a Sweepstakes trophy. This is the 7th consecutive Sweepstakes trophy earned by the SMS Girls Choir. All six judges honored the choir with first division ratings and noted that they were the “Most musically detailed choir of the day”, showed “Great care and attention to detail – way sophisticated work, ladies”, and also “Great musical reading/singing. Thank you!”

The SMS Girls Choir pictured with their UIL Trophy