Posted On Apr 9 2012
Kennesaw Mountain High School earned its fourth consecutive State Literary Championship Saturday, March 17 in Warner Robins. The team is coached by Coy Dunn and Patricia Jacobson the school’s theatre and choral directors. KMHS won with 33 points while Collins Hill placed second with 20 points, and Bradwell Institute was third with 17 points. KMHS also won the state title in 2006.
KMHS had 4 individual state champions: Ali Olhausen in girls’ dramatic interpretation, Miles Levy in boys’ dramatic interpretation, girls’ trio: Audrey Krogh, Megan Weber, Paris Werner, and boys’ quartet: Spencer Clark, Sean Eliason, Jalen Jones, and Grant McCloud.
Spencer Clark also placed second in boys’ solo. Also on the team were Region Champ in boys’ essay, Jacob Harden, and girls’ extemporaneous speaking Region Champion Drusilla Gibbs. At the state level, Harden finished sixth, and Gibbs placed fifth.
Kennesaw Mountain has won the region championship for the past nine years in a row. Principal Dr. Kevin Daniel said, “Mr. Dunn and Mrs. Jacobson do an incredible job each year preparing our students. I had the pleasure of being at the state competition and was extremely proud of all of our young people. They all did an awesome job and always do.”