Brianna Rolling (left) and Robyn Pfeifer focus on choral director Michelle Schmitt’s cues as they sing Innkeeper at the St. Croix Central Middle School eighth grade choral concert Dec. 17. (Photo by Sarah Young)1 / 4
Percussionists Cooper Luedke (left) and Tyler Olsen drove the beat in the SCC Middle School seventh-grade band performance of Jingle Bells and Jungle Drums Dec. 17 at the middle school. Trombonists (from left) Tristyn Hackenmueller, Ryan Larson, Evan Hill and Ian Scarle added their rich brass tones to the ensemble. (Photo by Sarah Young)
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Eighth-grader McKenzie Budrow wowed the audience with her solo in Where Are You Christmas? at the choral concert at SCC Middle School Dec. 17. (Photo by Sarah Young)3 / 4
(From left) Moqui Huberty, Brice Brady and Russell Thomas, along with the rest of the SCC Middle School jazz ensemble, revved up the crowd with Who Let the Elves Out? at the seventh- and eighth-grade winter concerts Dec. 17. (Photo by Sarah Young)4 / 4
Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004.