Buchholz shines at student drama competitions


Published: Thursday, January 29, 2004 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 28, 2004 at 10:04 p.m.
The Buchholz thespians recently competed in two district drama competitions, bringing home three Critics Choice, 11 Superior awards and 18 Excellent awards.
Competitions were held on Dec. 13 and Jan. 10. There currently are 32 schools represented at the District 02 competition.
Rachelle Banks won Critics Choice for her rendition of "Home" from the play, "The Wiz," in the solo music category.
Rachelle also won the honor of being District 02 representative at the upcoming Florida State Thespian competition beginning March 31.
Rachel LaBlanc won Critics Choice for costume design in the tech theater category. Students chose from a list of plays and then either designed costumes, scenes or publicity for that play.
Rachel chose "Sunday in the Park with George." Rachel also designed the costumes for BHS' recent performance of "The Foreigner" and will be costume designer for the upcoming performance of "Footloose."
A.J. Gerdon won All Star Cast Critic Choice for best supporting actor from a one-act play, "Kangaroo."
The comedy, set on an Australian golf course, is about a series of murders being blamed on the kangaroos living near the golf course.
Superior awards were presented for solo music to Paulina Carney, Meghan Greetham, Jennifer Montrowl, Karen Gonzalez and Tori Hall.
A Superior award for costume design went to Melinda Lloyd. Monologue superior went to Anthony Humphries.
Superior ensemble acting awards went to the teams of Anthony Humphries, Rebecca Bates and Kevin Sayler and Matthew Wise, Brad Brackins and Jaryd Smart.

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