St. Johns County Center for the Arts students at Murray Middle competed on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the District 1 Florida Jr. Thespian Festival.
Out of 23 events (including Monologues, Ensemble Acting, Solo and Group Musical numbers and Costume Design), students from MurrayÂ received 16 Superiors and 7 Excellents.
In addition, studentsÂ were awarded Best of Show in 3 categories: Duet Acting, Duet Musical and Ensemble Musical. See names and categories below.
The Ensemble Music piece was named Critics Choice and will represent District 1 by performing at JrITS State Festival Opening Ceremony in February.
PARTICIPATING IN STATE COMPETITION
Ensemble: When I Grow Up
Students: BaylieÂ McClafferty, Alex Mowrey, Ella Romaine, Maggie Styles, Issace Turner, and Ethan Venzon
BEST OF SHOW
How the Other Half Lives
Students: Maggie CoxÂ and KylerÂ Unsworth,
Students: Baylie McClafferty and AlexÂ Mowrey
- Monologue: The Not So Perfect Child;Â DeJong, Nyla
- Monologue: The Hall;Â Romaine, Ella
- Monologue: Like Dreaming Backwards;Â Capitano, Isabella
- Ensemble Acting: Pass It On; Dykes, Macy; Evans, Julia; Venzon, Ethan
- Solo: My Party Dress;Â Unsworth, Kyler
- Solo: Blue Hair; Dykes, Macy
- Solo: I Really, Really Love You; Styles, Maggie
- Acting Ensemble : The Disney Momâ€™s Support Group;Â Andrews, Juliette; McClafferty, Baylie; Styles, Maggie; Knippenberg, Katarina; Mowrey, Alex;Â Nelson, Shayla;Â Tilley, Tai;Â Worrell, Kyle
Duet Acting:Â Â Taking Sides
Student Name: Â Â Â Stam, Mya; Tanner, Savannah
Duet Music:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â A Little Fall of Rain
Student Name:Â Â Â Â Â Lawless, Alexander;Â Lawless, Savannah
Duet Music: Â Â Â Â Â The Stepsistersâ€™ Lament
Student Name:Â Cernese, KellyAnn;Â Ognjenovic, Sophie