A.J. Cali and Kaitlyn Folsom, juniors at State College of Florida Collegiate School, represented Thespian Troupe 7937 at an annual competition hosted by the Florida State Thespians.
The hosting group is a chapter of the Education Theatre Association sponsored by the International Thespian Society. Cali and Folsom competed at the District 6 Thespian Competition, with Cali receiving an excellent rating and Folsom a superior rating.
Folsom will go on to compete in the state thespian competition in Tampa in March. She was also the Bradenton-area Idol winner this year.
Florida Thespian troupes exist throughout the state and represent excellence in theater and drama education. There are five ranking categories – superior, excellent, good, fair and poor.