(March 17, 2010)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Centenary Music Students Capture Top Spots at Conference

SHREVEPORT, La. (Centenary News Service) —Three Centenary music students and one recent alumna won prizes at the Louisiana Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing Conference in Pineville, La., March 13.

The Conference brought together schools from the entire state for a day of student singing auditions. Each student performed a variety of vocal repertoire for a panel of judges.

Centenary students winning prizes were: Quin'c'allen Jones of New Iberia, La., 1st Place Freshman Men; Christina Fellows of Vienna, Va., 4th Place Freshman Women; and Donnovan Roe of Monroe, La., 3rd Place Student Adult category. Centenary alumna Nancy Carey, now a Master's of Music candidate at LSU, won 1st Place in the Graduate Women category.

Donnovan Roe is a student of Janice Aiken at Centenary College. Quin'c'allen Jones and Christina Fellows are current students and Nancy Carey is a former student of Gale Odom.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in the Shreveport and Bossier City communities.