PITTSBURG Thirteen students from Mc-Collam Piano Studio participated Saturday in the Mid-America Music Festival at Pitts-burg State University. Those receiving a I rating on piano solos were Piper Weilert, Alexis Lee, Makayla Dunne, William Toland, Caroline Toland, Mariah Jelinek, Kale Godfrey, Jesse Taylor, Miah Shelby, Sidney Shelby, Jorja Murcko and Callie Murcko. Eli Dunne received a II (or good ratings) on a piano solo.
Several violin students of Betty Cunningham also participated in the music festival. Kinsey Jelinek, Miah Shelby, Rohan Springer and William and Caroline Toland, all of Iola, and Piper Weilert, Humboldt, earned I ratings.
Ursula Billings of Iola Middle School earned a I rating for vocal solo as well.