Brentwood School will travel to Valdosta to compete for the State title after taking 1st place in Region yesterday in Milledgeville. Dr. Jerry Snider , Mrs. Mary Ellen Tinley , and Mrs. Allison Doolittle combined their many talents and efforts with these students . The results? They were certainly a WINNING combination!
The day was full of fantastic competition and in the end, Brentwood and Piedmont tied for 1st place out of the 6 schools in GISA. State competition in Valdosta is filled with so many different schools and many of the students who attend know each other from years past. Although tension is high and competition is tough, the day is very enjoyable. Brentwood looks forward to another year in Valdosta! Here are the winners from the Region Competition:
Duo Interpretation(Humorous): Wynn Andrews and Shelby Everett- “The Big Bang”- 1st place
Humorous Interpretation: Felicity Giang- “Regina Flector Wins the Science Fair”- 2nd place
Dramatic Interpretation: Drew Wilson- “Thirty Pieces of Silver”- 2nd place
U.S. Extemporaneous Speaking- Matt Miller- “Government Infrastructure”-4th place
International Extemporaneous Speaking- Christopher Kitchens- 1st place
Girls’ Solo- Mallory Upton- “ Reflection” and “ O cessate di piagarmi” -3rd place
Boys’ Solo- Blaine Alligood- “Greensleeves” 1st place
Spelling- Brynn Taylor- 2nd place
Trio- Kirstan Smith, Mary Scott Pingley, and Rachel Hall- “Beautiful Savior” and “Lollipop”- 1st place
Quartet- Wynn Andrews, Blaine Alligood, Adam Potter , and Robert Windsor- “Bound for Jubilee” and “ Till the Stars Fall from the Sky” - 1st place Persuasive Essay- Madison Turner- 3rd place
Rhetorical Essay- Erica Kay- 2nd place
Piano- Kirstan Smith- “Nocturne in C# Minor”,op. posthumous by Chopin and “Fountain in the Rain”, by Gillock - 1st place Personal Essay- Peyton Massengale- 3rd place
In Art I the students are studying color theory and Impressionism. They are learning to mix colors and paint in the Impressionist style with loose brushstrokes, showing the effects of light and atmosphere on their subjects.
Mrs. Renee Shurling’s 4th grade had a fantastic visit to our State’s Capitol and met Governor Deal and Representative Jackson! Mrs. Shurling’s class has spent several weeks learning about the state of Georgia . They have learned about the landforms, government, history, and climate. What a wonderful day!