Students Place in National Fine Arts Competition
- School: Land O' Lakes Christian School
- Class/grade: High School
- Award: Fine Arts Nationals
The high school students at Land O’ Lakes Christian School competed in the 35th annual American Association of Christian Schools (AACS) National Competition held at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C. April 10-12, with some outstanding results.
Approximately 1,800 students and sponsors from 47 states participated in the AACS National Competition, having captured top honors in their state contests. The students, representing 180 Christian high schools, competed in 77 categories in the five basic areas of Bible, music, speech, art, and academics.
The Bible competition included Bible quiz teams, preaching, and teaching. Academic competition included academic testing and a science fair. Music students challenged each other in solo and group competitions for both vocal and instrumental music. Speech contestants participated in such categories as debate, dramatic interpretation, original oratory, duet acting, plus other categories. Art students displayed their pieces for the art contest.
The following places were captured by LOLCS students:
1st Place ~ Olivia de la Rosa ~ Bible Teaching
1st Place ~ Katie Frazier ~ Creative Writing: Poetry
1st Place ~ Jared Mancini ~ Declamation
3rd Place ~ Vickie Frazier ~ Oil Painting
3rd Place ~ Tim Pemberton ~ Physics Testing
Jared Mancini also had the honor of presenting his winning piece before the awards night crowd of over 3,000 people.