Merik Junker, a senior at MHS, was selected as the percussion winner of the instrumental division during the second annual USD Young Artist Competition. The competition was open to high school juniors and seniors. Junker received a $500 cash prize.
Members of the Young Artist Competition held a public recital on February 11 at the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. Junker performed “Rain Dance” by Alice Gomez. Merik is the son of Mark and Meredith Junker