A number of Tamaqua Area School District students participated in the 2012 Schuylkill County Chorus Festival, including: first row) Elizabeth Lehman, Lauren Christ, Alexandra Miller, Andrea Whitley, Makia Stocker, Erin Raymond; (second row) Erika Cassell, Karina Derr, Heidi Wagner, Emily Zancofsky, Shane Mulligan, Julian Gerace and Steven Moyer. The student chorus is under the direction of John Buglio (right rear). The festival was hosted by Minersville Area High School and concluded with a public concert. This year's guest conductor was Dr. Russell Shelly, choral director at Juniata College.