The West Virginia State Show Choir Festival was extra sweet for Hurricane High School. This year marks the 30th year of Show Choir competition for Hurricane. Both the Red Hot (mixed Division) and Heat Wave (Womens Division) registered first place finishes and were named Overall Grand Champions.
This year, the Red Hot competed in Ohio, West Virginia, and Indiana and won 5 Overall Grand Championships. Their victories include the Homestead Invitational in Indiana which is the largest show choir competition in the Country. The Red Hot also swept the Winfield Emerald Classic, Poca MusicFest, and Teays Valley Classic, along with the WV State Show Choir Festival.
In total, the Red Hot has won 14 WV State Titles. This year’s win marks the 7th consecutive State show choir title.
During this year’s competition, the Red Hot won their 52nd Overall Grand Championship. Thirty of the Overall Grand Championship have been within the last seven years.
The Heat Wave also competed in Ohio, West Virginia, and Indiana. They swept the single Gender Division at the Teays Valley Classic in Ohio and the West Virginia State Show Choir Festival taking all awards in their division.
They also placed 1st Runner Up Overall in the Single Gender Division at Homestead, Indiana. Heat Wave has won the WV State Show Choir Festival in the single gender division every year since their formation.
Joseph Kincaid is Hurricane High’s Show Choir Director.
Red Hot members are Ethan Adkins, Olivia Akins, Jordyn Arey, Gage Bailey, Tatum Bell, Bradley Browning, Sadie Cain, Brooklyn Carney, Lauren Casto, Addison Chaffin, Alexandria Cook, Autumn Cooper, Emma Cox, Triston Criswell, Chase Cumptan, Caroline Damron, Sarah Daugherty, Brian Eddy, Natalie Elgin, Skylar Elliott, Jayden Ellis, Matthew Ferris, Natalie Freas, Paige Galvan, Mia Gaynor, Miah Green, Ethan Grose, Dominick Harless, Olivia Haught, Cooper Holland, Leila Johnston, Hailey Kincaid, Cole Lemons, Matthew Linville, Maliah McCann-Coles, Caroline McLaury, Dante Mckinney, James Mullins, Jillian Noel, Carter Parsons, Elias Pendleberry, Garrett Racer, Quinn Robie, Gregory Sansom, Brezza Searles, Kristen Shaffer, Joscelyn Singletary, Weston Smith, Haven Steele, Tanner Sutherland, Emma Sutherland, Lillian Tolliver, Brogan Ward, Jacob Wiley.
Heat Wave members are Mia Adams, Olivia Akins, Lily Alford, Kylie Anderson, Emma Booda, Alyssa Brawley, Laynee Caldwell, Brooklyn Carney, Candace Clark, Alexandria Cook, Emma Cox, Sarah Daugherty, Leila Davis, Grace Drake, Skylar Elliott, Mia Gaynor, Kaitlyn Gooch, Lily Johnson, Chelsie Johnson, Leila Johnston, Haley Jones, Ashtyn Krueger, Lydia Lambert, Mikaylah Lippert, Kendall Marcum, Shayla Marshall, Maliah McCann-Coles, Taylor Miller, Jana Naylor-Aten, Evelynn Norris, Isabella Paxton, Arika Quinlan, McKenzie Robertson, Grace Robie, Brooklyn Russell, Olivia Smith, Regan Spencer, Haven Steele, Emma Sutherland, Leeara Thompson, Molly Thorner, Riley Thornhill, Lillian Tolliver, Zoee Watson, Chloe Weeks, Mckenzie Wilson.