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SLIDESHOW: Cameron Earns Gold Medal in State's Drama Festival

Cameron's drama company also won the Stage Managers Special Award, which is given to the school that acted the most friendly and professional during the entire experience.

Cameron Middle School earned a Gold Medal for their production of The Chronicles of Jane Saturday.
Cameron Middle School earned a Gold Medal for their production of The Chronicles of Jane Saturday.
Cameron Middle School earned a Gold Medal for their production of The Chronicles of Jane Saturday.

Cameron traveled to Tyngsborough to compete in the state's Middle School Drama Festival, sponsored by the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild.

Tyngsborough High was one of five schools that each hosted seven drama companies on Saturday, as part of the Massachusetts Middle School Drama Festival.

All-Star Company Awards were won by the following Cameron students:
Jane: Jasmyne Kirkland
Norman: Lars Olsen
Time: Jennifer Sturim
Nymphs of Slumber: Samantha D'Ercole, Mia LaPlante and Mackenzie Maloof

Cameron's drama company also won the Stage Managers Special Award, which is given to the school that acted the most friendly and professional during the entire experience, according to Cameron Principal Michelle Melick. "Way to go Cameron! A huge thank you to co-directors Diana Blue and Stephanie Henry."

The Chronicles of Jane is about a teenager of such prowess that, at last count, more than 37,000 people in 18 different countries wanted to be her. She assembles her friends and followers so that she can retell the story of one of the greatest challenges in her heroic career - the dreaded tale of The Term Paper.

On Friday night, Framingham's three middle school drama company's performed each of their one-act plays at Walsh Middle School.

Fuller Middle School competed in Templeton on Saturday and earned a Gold medal for their production of Wait, Wait Bo Bait.

Walsh Middle School competed in Harvard on Saturday and earned a Silver medal for their original production of The Invisibles.


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Thanks to Cummings Photography in Framingham for photographing the night of one-act plays exclusively for Framingham Patch.
 
Cheryl Tully Stoll May 05, 2014 at 08:12 AM
Congratulations to the students, the staff and the families who support them.
Kevin Cummings May 05, 2014 at 08:21 AM
Congrats to all 3 schools. All 3 of the plays were awesome and I enjoyed covering them.
Renee Faubert May 05, 2014 at 08:24 AM
What great photos! Thanks, once again, to Susan Petroni and Patch for linking us in to what's going on in our community.
Michelle Melick May 05, 2014 at 10:04 PM
Thank you Susan and Kevin for your coverage of this competition. I am VERY proud of the Cameron students!
Kevin Cummings May 06, 2014 at 07:07 AM
The whole town should be proud of all middle schools for their performances. All 3 schools had great plays and it was fun covering the show on Friday.

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