Led by Theatre Teacher Frances Hazleton, 15 students from the CMS West Junior Thespian Troupe recently competed at the Texas Junior Thespians Festival Dec. 14. Six of these students qualified to compete at the International Thespian Festival at Indiana University in June 2019 and will compete with Junior Thespians from 45 states and four countries. These theatre students are 8th grader Sarah Myers — Monologue; 7th grader Ashia Agarwal — Monologue; 7th grader Aryan Dalal and 8th grader Jacob Hendricks — Duet Acting; 8th grader Akanksha Subbarrao — Theatre Marketing; and CMS North 8th grader Aria Juma (a former West student) who joined the West Troupe and qualified in Costume Construction. The CMS West Junior Thespian Troupe also was named the All Star Troupe at the Texas competition. Congratulations to CMS West Junior Thespians for this achievement!