Sisters sing National Anthem in House Chamber

Rep. Terry Brown of Colfax, left, and Speaker of the House Taylor Barras of New Iberia congratulate Destinee and Zoie Britt after their performance of the National Anthem in the House of Representatives Chamber.

Destinee and Zoie Britt, daughters of Cheryl Britt of

Natchitoches, opened Tuesday’s session of the Louisiana House

of Representatives singing the National Anthem.

Rep. Terry Brown, I-Colfax, said he first heard the sisters perform

at a Veteran’s Day program. “I was very impressed, so I

invited them to come sing here,” he said in introducing them to

the House.

Representatives gave the girls a standing ovation for their

tight harmonies.

Destinee Belicia Victoria Britt, 15, is a freshman honor student

at Lakeview Jr/Sr High School in Campti. Besides singing

in the school chorus, she excels at playing the clarinet, is a

Senior Airman in the Air Force JROTC program and is on the

track team.

Zoie Karis Katelyn Britt, 14, is an eighth grader at Lakeview

Jr/Sr High School. She is the Natchitoches Parish Student of

the Year, excels at playing the flute and singing in the

Natchitoches Parish Gifted and Talented Music Program, is

treasurer of the 4-H Club, is on the Dominion Dance Team and

is on the junior varsity track team.