It took a series of competitions for Darion Nichols to advance to state champion, the first of which was a local competition held on Feb. 18. Above, winners from the Feb. 18 completion included (front row, from left) Lucas Weber, Jenna Jack, Jerry Jack, Kanton Lauzon (back row) Madison Russell, Darian Nichols, Logan MacPhail, Alexis Russell and Sydnee MacPhail. Below, Darion Nichols and Jerry Jack are shown after competing in the state finals. 27p1.jpg