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Central Union high Students win nationwide challenge

Central Union High School in El Centro participated in the soundtrap education creativity challenge nationwide

EL CENTRO Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - Inspired by music these students worked for about five to six weeks using this program.

Three high school students won the educational creativity challenge.

The students create and produce their own music using soundtrap.

Soundtrap is a music program at central union high school in El Centro used to enhance student's passion for music.

Recently, dr. Thomas Tacke who teaches ninth to twelfth grade entered some of his students work in the Soundtrap education creativity challenge to see what would happen.

He entered some of his students work in the soundtrap education creativity challenge to see what would happen to his surprise, three of his students won their divisions.

“I didn’t know that he did it but when I found out I was really happy and proud of myself,” said Adrian Aguilar, senior and winner.

“Happy, I was surprised I didn’t know I won the competition, I was surprised, I thought I was doing a normal assignment,” Alfonso Castro, senior and winner.

“As soon as Dr. Tacke sent me the email like my mind just said BOOM excitement,” Anthony Soto, senior and winner.

The school has been teaching the soundtrap since 2018.

“We wanted to have an audio engineer class we have our bands, our guitars... our choir... we have music appreciation but we really needed something that our students needed to be creative,” said Dr. Tucke, music teacher at Central Union High School.

These student hope to have music in their lives.

"Make better music and maybe get a little more popular more noticed out there," said said Adrian Aguilar.

“If the gaming doesn’t work out I don’t mind being a producer I am good with that,” said Anthony Soto.

The students will receive some soundtrap swag and a recognition on their website.

Congratulations to those talented students.

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