Marietta High School Students Win Big at GHSA Literary Meet
Marietta High School students competed in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Region Literary Meet at North Cobb High School on March 2, 2019. MHS finished 2nd overall with three students advancing to the State competition as region champions.
The GHSA Literary competition was created to promote sportsmanship and an appreciation for and study of music, speech, and other fine arts through Region and State competitions.
This is the first time in 15 years that Marietta has competed in this prestigious competition. Other high schools participating included Hillgrove, McEachern, North Cobb, and the overall region champions – Kennesaw Mountain High School. The state meet will take place on Saturday, March 16 at Buford High School. Learn more about the upcoming state competition here.
Rhetorical Essay – Samira Butts, REGION CHAMPION
Extemporaneous Speaking – Calvin Rausch, REGION CHAMPION
Humorous Interpretation – Carson Shearer, REGION CHAMPION
Dramatic Interpretation – Jocelyn Floryance, SECOND PLACE
Duo Interpretation – Jessica Napier & Vesey Banuel, SECOND PLACE
Girls Vocal Solo – Nailah Williams, SECOND PLACE
Boys Vocal Solo – Aidan Fortenberry, THIRD PLACE
Girls Trio – Nailah Williams, Calvin Rausch, Lourdes Skeete-Dennis, THIRD PLACE
Boys Quartet – Aidan Fortenberry, Daniel Jacobs, Thomas Lewis, Nicholas Sims, THIRD PLACE
Argumentative Essay – Wyatt Strassman, FOURTH PLACE
Personal Essay – Cameron Payne, FOURTH PLACE
Congratulations and job well down to our MHS Literary team, and a special thank you to the team’s coaches and instructors – Lars Grevstad, Carla Mills, Shannon Lawson, Theresa Duarte, Tim Nielson, Holly Smith, and Craig McKinney.