Charlotte-area high school students and schools were recognized for excellence at the N.C. Theatre Conference High School Play Festivals state competition, Nov. 15-16 at Greensboro College.
Outstanding Achievement in Acting: Kenzi Smith, Concord; Web Farabow, Weaver Academy.
Outstanding Achievement in Student Design and Production: Christopher Ku, Shelby; Alexander Spurling, Shelby.
Excellence in Acting: Katie Cole, Butler; Casey Daniel, Butler; Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Central Academy of Technology & Arts; Justin Chapman, Kings Mountain; Nick Lease, Kings Mountain; Eva Nobledaza, Northwest School of the Arts.
Excellence in Student Design and Production: Carmina Ramos-Rodriguez, Butler; Rodney Nava and Erasmo Perez-Villa, Central Academy of Technology & Arts; Tommy Blaszkow, Connor Hamilton, Trevor Isaacs, Nils Long, Cuthbertson; Kaylee Faile, Kings Mountain; Jacob Bell, Shelby; Olivia Gebel-Cook, Shelby.
Distingushed Play: Kings Mountain, Down Came the Rain; Honorable Mention Distinguished Play: Central Academy of Technology & Arts, The Crane Wife.