Northwestern High School’s choir traveled to South Africa to perform at the prestigious Ihlombe Choral Festival. The students from Hyattsville, Md., also sang outside the hospital where Nelson Mandela was being treated.
March 19, 2013 Senior Yesica Arias, left, sings with junior Zinzie Evans as part of the choir at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Md. The choir raised more than $100,000 to fly to South Africa for the Ihlombe Choral Festival. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post Buy Photo