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Hastings show choir wins grand champion award in La Crosse

Members of the Hastings Riverside Company are pictured during a recent preview show.

The Hastings High School competitive showchoir season is off to a great start. Riverside Company won the "Grand Champion" award Saturday at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wis.

The team also won two caption awards for the best vocals and the best choreography.

Riverside Company is directed by Lin Warren. The choreography is handled by Steven Todd.

"It was a big win," Warren said. "It's the start of what I think will be a really good season."

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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