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Ridgefield students score at Thespian Excellence Awards

The Columbian
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RIDGEFIELD — Nine Ridgefield High School students have been recognized for their excellence in theater with Washington State Thespian Excellence Awards.

Members of Ridgefield Thespian Troupe 8635 won awards in multiple categories. Two of those students qualified to compete at the international level, and in a school first, one student was elected to the state student board. Two students received scores of “superior” to earn gold medals in their categories: seniors Kaitlyn St. John in the solo musical theatre category, and Peter Schafer in the monologue category. Both students qualified for the International Thespian Excellence Awards in June.

Seven Ridgefield High School students also achieved scores of “excellent” to earn silver medals: sophomores BriAnna Robbins, Ella Ross and Summer Sedgley; juniors Avari Harrison and Sophia Miller; and seniors Cameron McGravey and Peter Schafer.

Ridgefield High School sophomore Summer Sedgley was selected to serve as a state officer for the Washington State Thespians organization for the 2021-22 school year.