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Pictured are (from left) Ashley Blevins, Kalli Wilson and Kali Benson, all seniors at TrekNorth High School, as they work to complete a three-piece mural that will serve as the state backdrop next month at the Mississippi River Festival in Grand Rapids.

On a larger stage: TrekNorth seniors to showcase art in Grand Rapids


Three TrekNorth seniors are about to see their art displayed on a bigger stage.

The trio — Kali Benson, Ashley Blevins and Kalli Wilson — were selected to paint the stage backdrop that will be featured throughout the 10th Annual KAXE Mississippi River Festival to take place in July in Grand Rapids.

“It was really exciting,” said Benson on how the students felt about being asked. “We couldn’t stop smiling.”

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