Rachel Nesseth, senior at Kenyon-Wanamingo High School was recently selected the Region 1A Triple 'A' Award winner.

Established in 1988, the Academics, Arts, and Athletics Award is sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League.

Nesseth was nominated by her school along with Alex Vold to represent K-W.

The award goes to high school seniors with a "B" or better grade point average and who participate in League-sponsored athletic and fine arts activities.

Now after being named the Region winner Nesseth will go to State next week.

The chance of her winning state have to be excellent because Rachel is the poster person for this award.

She has been involved in practically every program available.  Band, Choir, Dance, Theatre, Track, Volleyball, Showing Horse, National Honor Society and received an award from the Kenyon V-F-W.

We learned on today's KDHL AM Minnesota Program she is a Choreographer for the KWHS play "The Drowsy Chaperone."

Nesseth told KDHL she has been involved in choreography for shows the past few years.

She was joined on the AM Minnesota program by K-W Choir Director Stephanie Shumacher and several members of the cast.

Performances are Friday, March 11, 2022, Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 13, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the K-W High School Auditorium.

Tickets are available online for $10 Adults, $7 children and for the same price at the door.

The cast includes 19 students with a good mix of younger and older students participating.

Listen to the podcast below.

This is an awesome way to take a break in your day.

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