National Cathedral rings with voices of Wiregrass choir

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WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- A group of singers from the Wiregrass is getting an experience of a lifetime.

Members from the Episcopal Church of the Nativity and Enterprise State Community College are in Washington, D.C. for a performance the National Cathedral.

The choir from Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Dothan was invited to sing at the National Cathedral. Dr. Debbie Deas, has been the choir director at Nativity of Dothan for 30 years.

Enterprise State Community College and their director, Dr. Ken Thomas, were invited to join Nativity of Dothan as guest singers and guest conductor at the Cathedral. ESCC's Dr. Thomas conducted half of the program as a guest of the Nativity choir

Enterprise State Community College freshman Jasaan Roberts said, "To me the only word I have is that it's just insane that we get to come out here and literally be a part of something this big."

ESCC's, Dr. Ken Thomas, said, "I tell them all the time if you work hard great things will happen."

The community then donated more than $6;6,000 to make sure the choirs could travel to Washington, D.C.

Enterprise State sophomore Mattie Hines said, "This is may be a once in a lifetime opportunity, and I get to experience it with them, and I wouldn't trade it for the world."

The group will travel back to Dothan Monday.

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