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Two Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) a capella groups placed in the Varsity Vocals International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinal held Feb. 23 at La Plata High School.

The Spartones of St. Charles High School placed second overall and Tamia Harrell, a sophomore, won for Outstanding Arrangement. The group advances to the semifinals this month.

The Spartones of St. Charles High School

La Plata High School’s Unplugged placed fourth at the quarterfinal with Cassidy Tetrault, a junior, and senior E.J. Santos receiving accolades for Outstanding Vocal Percussion on “Walk on Water.”

La Plata High School’s Unplugged

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