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During the Thursday, Sept. 12, meeting of the El Dorado Springs R-II School Board, El Dorado Spring Vocal Music Director Ron Alumbaugh presented Ben Vickers, an EHS junior, with a certificate in honor of Ben being named the outstanding male singer for the Missouri State University Honors Choir…for the second year in a row. Ben was invited to perform a solo of “Homeward Bound” during the choir’s performance. Mr. Alumbaugh said Ben is the first El Dorado Springs singer to be picked to perform solo and has done it twice. Ben will have the lead in the EHS performance of “Singing in the Rain” in November. On Oct. 26, Ben has been selected to perform in the All District Honors Choir at Missouri Southern. Last Saturday, Ben tried out for the All State Choir with a final tryout on Oct. 26.