ITS Troupe Soars at State Festival
Jason Pietraffeta and Cameron Frischhertz, pictured above, came within 1 point of a perfect score for their duet comedy performance.
Saint Anthony ITS troupe members traveled to Orlando over the weekend to participate in the Florida State Thespian Festival. The festival, the largest of its kind in the world, attracted about 4.000 students who participated in a variety of acting and musical theater events over the course of two days and were rated by a panels of judges. Participants had qualified for the event by earning high scores from judges in their home districts. Saint Anthony troupe members earned the highest possible rating, "superior," in 8 of 10 acts and Also Earned two "Best in Show Honorable Mention" awards, placing them in the top eight out hundreds of acts. Four of our acts earned nearly perfect scores: Matthew Jahnes monologue (Best in show H.M.) 89/90, Jason and Cameron's duet acting 89/90, John Costello and Matthew Jahnes duet acting 88/90, and our ensemble group who performed, "The Raven," Jason Pietraffeta, James Lawlor, John Costello, Cameron Relicke, and Cillian Soden also earned 89 of 90 possible points and was also awarded "Best in Show Honorable Mention." Other top performers were:
Eriq Denton, Ronald Laudone, and Nicholas Ribas: ensemble acting–superior
Rachel Sigalov: monologue–superior
Cillian Soden: solo musical–superior
Sophie Willberg and James Lawlor: duet acting–superior
Jack Falkner and Madeline LaMont: duet musical–Excellent
We are very proud of all who worked so hard to achieve this success.
Catholic Schools Week Student Videos
Please CLICK HERE to see the video for grades PK – 5.
Spelling Bee Champions
Congratulations to the winners of the Saint Anthony Catholic School Spelling Bee:
Daniel Ciffoni – 2nd grade – won grades 1 – 3
Bradley Dunn – 5th grade – won grades 4 – 5
Kailey Nolan – 8th grade – won grades 6 – 8
SACS in Tallahassee
Seventh grade student Sebastian Jean was recently selected to be a page for Florida State Representative Bobby DuBose in Tallahassee. Sebastian led the House of Representatives in the Pledge of Allegiance on the House Floor.
Thank you for your Christmas Season Generosity
The National Junior Honor Society would like to extend their gratitude to all those who contributed to their Christmas Toy Drive benefiting the Chris Evert Broward Health Children's Hospital. Click here Holiday Season 2015 Thank You to see the letter of gratitude and appreciation that we received from the Coordinator of Child Life at the hospital. Without your generosity, this would not have been possible!