EGUSD students bring home the hardware at Lenaea Festival
February 10, 2009
High school theater students from schools throughout Elk Grove Unified School District competed and earned a variety of awards at the 2009 Lenaea Festival held January 30, 31 and February 1 at California State University, Sacramento.
The following students received awards at the 2009 Lenaea Festival:
• Tayler Anderson (Franklin High School) won a gold medal for his monologue entitled “Snake Bit.”
• Melody Schumacher (Franklin High School) won a silver medal for her monologue entitled “Antigone.”
• Elisia Ramirez (Laguna Creek High School) won a medal for Most Improved Monologue.
• Selena Moreno and Christina Dimakides (Elk Grove High School) won a gold medal for their duo scene entitled “First Time.”
• Danica Fear and Lucas Carey (Sheldon High School) won a gold medal for their duo scene entitled “Dinner with Friends.”
• Libby Ferris and Isabel Garcia (Sheldon High School) won a silver medal for their duo scene entitled “Rabbit Hole.”
• Troy Terry and J’eryche Parker (Monterey Trail High School) won a bronze medal for their duo scene entitled “Mortal Kombat.”
• Francisco Morazon and Phillip Guidana (Laguna Creek High School) won a medal for Most Improved Duo Scene.
• Anna Miles (Elk Grove High School) won a gold medal for her musical theater performance “It’s an Art” from Working.
• The presentation of The Clocks from Elk Grove High School earned a gold medal.
• Franklin High School’s production of Tom Jones earned a bronze medal.
• Anna Miles of Elk Grove High School won Best Overall Student Director of a One-Act Play for her direction of The Clocks.
• The entire cast of Elk Grove High School’s The Clocks won for Outstanding Performance in a One-Act Play.
The Lenaea Festival is a 3-day event that features high school one act plays, monologues, scenes, musical theater solos, workshops and special presentations. Judges comment on the quality of student work and select pieces worthy of recognition. The Lenaea Festival began in 1957 and has expanded to become one of the largest festivals of its kind in North America.
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