Smith-Cotton High senior Dalton Shepard has accepted a $13,000 Academics and Big Red Singers Show Choir scholarship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Shepard was selected to the Missouri Choral Directors Association All-State Show Choir in 2016 and 2017, and was a member of the Missouri All-State Choir in 2018. He also received the 2018 Chad Alexander Award, which honors overall performance excellence for a Smith-Cotton show choir member.

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S-C Director of Vocal Music Anna Wooderson said, “Dalton has impacted the S-C Vocal Music Department in many positive ways. His commitment to hard work and excellence has served as a great example for the other students. He has proven himself to be an excellent role model for many of the students in the department and will be greatly missed.”

SHEPARDSIGNING1: Smith-Cotton High School senior Dalton Shepard has accepted an academic and music scholarship at the University of Nevada-Lincoln. Seated with him is S-C Assistant Principal Robin Wyatte. Standing, from left, are Smith-Cotton Athletic Director Rob Davis, S-C Director of Vocal Music Anna Wooderson and S-C High Principal Wade Norton.

SHEPARDSIGNING3: Smith-Cotton High senior Dalton Shepard earned 1 ratings in three separate vocal performances at the MSHSAA District Music Festival: solo, Tiger Mixed Ensemble and Tiger Men’s 3. Shepard has accepted an academic and music scholarship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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