The Earlham High School Jazz Band earned a first place finish in Class 2A competition at the Simpson College Jazz Festival on Monday, Jan. 23. Other participating bands included Des Moines Christian, Prairie City Monroe, Woodward Granger, and Central Decatur.


Outstanding Soloist certificates were awarded to Elisabeth Evans (vibes), Eva Fisk (alto saxophone), Grant Becker (guitar), Austin Griswold (alto saxophone), Garret Taylor (tenor saxophone), and Stephen Woolcott (bass guitar). Congratulations to the Earlham High School jazz band!