Rhinelander High School’s Green Shades Jazz Ensemble competed recently at the Shawano Area Jazz Festival. For the second year in a row, the group took first place in their division. Twenty two jazz ensembles from around the state worked with world renowned saxophonist, Eric Marienthal and guitarist, Chuck Loeb. Faith Bartelt (alto sax), Samantha Smith (piano) and Alex Wagler (guitar) also received Outstanding Musicianship Awards. Green Shades is under the direction of Connie Piasecki.