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Education notebook: Lewis and Clark High presents ‘James and the Giant Peach’

UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017

Students are seen crossing the bridge between buildings against a backdrop of I-90 traffic at Lewis and Clark High School in downtown Spokane Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, the first day of school in the Spokane school district. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
Students are seen crossing the bridge between buildings against a backdrop of I-90 traffic at Lewis and Clark High School in downtown Spokane Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, the first day of school in the Spokane school district. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
By Alyssa Shanklin The Spokesman-Review

Lewis and Clark High School will present April 20-22 its “master-peach” rendition of the classic tale of “James and the Giant Peach,” directed by Greg Pschirrer. The cast includes Jordan Santiago (James), Bailey Heppler (Ladybug), MJ Smith (Grasshopper), Eric Rorholm (Earthworm), Micaela Ackermann (Spider), Iaine MacKay (Centipede), Bethany Daniel (Sponge) and Claire Woodard (Spiker).

LC student picked as correspondent

The Washington Journalism and Media Conference has selected Lewis and Clark High School’s Justina McDirmid to represent Spokane as a National Youth Correspondent at George Mason University this summer. Among her academic achievements, McDirmid demonstrated excellence in journalism and media studies.

G-Prep scholar earns scholarship

Gonzaga Prep’s August Corppetts was recently recognized as an Act 6 Scholar for her academic and extracurricular achievements, earning a full-ride scholarship to Gonzaga University.

Speech coach recognized

The National Speech and Debate Association’s honor society awarded 33 coaches with the Diamond Coach Award based on excellence and longevity. Mead High School’s Michael Stovern received his third Diamond Coach Award on April 3.

To submit news about your school, students and staff to the Education Notebook, send the details to alyssas@spokesman.com or call (509) 459-5434.

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