Eight Ouachita Baptist University students were named finalists at the 40th annual Southern Region National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) conference held recently at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Among the finalists, Esther Atkinson, a sophomore musical theatre student, earned two first place awards. Susan Monroe, OBU staff accompanist, also received the James Ronald Brothers Award for Outstanding Collaborative Pianist in the southern region of NATS.
Hurst, Anna and Ouachita News Bureau, "Eight Ouachita students named finalists in regional NATS competition, Susan Monroe honored" (2015). Press Releases. 1019.