Alumna Dawn Steele, MSW 04', is a member of the Region 4 chorus of Sweet Adeline's, which will be performing on July 12, 2012 at the World Choir Games where 48 counties will be represented by 360 choruses in 23 musical categories going after the gold. Dawn will be participating in the Barbershop genre, which is acapella.
This is the first time the choir games will be held in the United States since its 40 year-old existence and 80 choruses will represent it. Typically held in Europe or Asia, Cincinnati, Ohio, will host the 10-day event from July 4-14 2012. President Obama will give the opening address at the start of the games.