Five students from Valentine High School were selected to participate in the UNK Music Festival in Kearney, Nebraska. Students who were accepted into the choirs are: Cassius Browning (Senior) in Honor Choir, Nathan Perrett (Junior) in Festival Choir and Grace Maunu (Junior), in Treble Choir. Grant Springer (Sophomore) and Sean Springer, (Senior) were accepted into the Festival Band to play trombone and tuba respectively. The festival was to take place January 24th, 2022 but was cancelled due to Covid concerns.
Five students were also selected to participate in the High Plains Honor Band and Choir at Chadron State College on February 8th and 9th, 2022. Accepted into the choir were Grace Maunu, (Junior), Marybelle Ward (Freshman), and Nathan Perrett (Junior)
Sean Springer, tuba (Senior) and Grant Springer, trombone (Sophomore) were accepted into the band. This is the 50th anniversary of the High Plains Music Festival.