Liberty Middle School
Spring musical: Grace Luce and Ben Tervort have been selected for the leading roles in “The Little Mermaid.”
Grace will perform as Ariel, the mermaid, and Ben as the handsome prince she falls in love with. A cast of 50 students will act and sing in the musical that opens on April 11.
Other shows are April 12 and 13. All performances are at 7 p.m. in the Liberty Performing Arts Theater, 1600 S. Withers Road. Tickets are $5 at the door.
For more information, contact Chris Gregoire, director, at 816-736-5410.
St. Pius X High School
Acting award: The Reader’s Theater advances to state competition for the fifth year in a row.
Members of the team are Lucia Brancato, Alaina Calabrese, Leah Cramer, Nichole Falco, Tommy Geisinger, Natalie Hansen, Amanda Kepus, Missy Lachowitzer, Gabby Monachino, Tristan Newell, Anita Palmentere, Alexis Prothman, Ben Prothman, Annie Roe, Torie Roell, Sarah Schiesl and Andrea Stewart.
North Kansas City School District
Middle school winners: Antioch and New Mark students qualified for National History Day competition at the state level.
They are Harper Ross from Antioch Middle School, who placed second in regional competition, and Renee Hill and Emily Musembi from New Mark Middle School, who both placed third.
Ross and Hill won in the junior individual documentary category and Musembi in junior individual exhibit.
They will compete on April 20 in Columbia, Mo.
Some 470 students from the Kansas City area participated in the regional history day contest.
Park Hill South High School
Perfect scores: Two juniors earned the highest possible scores on their college entrance exams.
Emerson Lee scored a perfect 2400 on the SAT and Joe Philpot, a 36 on the ACT.
More than 1.66 million students nationwide took the ACT and 781 earned a perfect composite score. Every year, about one million students take the SAT and an average of 20 earn a 2400.
| Compiled by Su Bacon