Sussex Tech’s Bella Voce chorus won the first-place Royal Accolades Award for the high school division of the madrigals competition at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. The 22-member female chamber ensemble sang “Je le vous dirai!”
The Renaissance Faire has taken place for 21 years at the Mount Hope Estate near Manheim, Pa. It features a re-creation of a 16th century English country fair taking place in a 35-acre Elizabethan village.
Bella Voce members who competed at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire are Sarah Rose, instructor; Holly Fello, Georgetown; Kelsey Mulford, Laurel; Kierstyn Woody, Seaford; Samantha Christensen, Harbeson; Rebecca Wilson, Georgetown; Marlee Messick, Seaford; Taylor Daudt, Seaford; Keidy Loyola, Georgetown; Abby Thornberg, Lewes; Olivia Outten, Georgetown; Shelby McBroom, Bridgeville; Annalee Hogan, Rehoboth; Mary Kate Bennett, Laurel; Samantha Campos, Bridgeville; Abigail Davis, Lewes; Brianna Wentworth, Georgetown; Summer Okoye, Millsboro; Brenna Gause, Harbeson; Chloe Bartholomew, Lewes; Lauren Mahetta, Seaford; Elizabeth Zuber, Lewes; Aurora Ross-Daisey, Georgetown.