On Wednesday, March 29, Cassville High School Speech and Debate students participated in the Fine Arts Education Day at the Missouri state capitol in Jefferson City. The purpose of Fine Arts Education Day is to highlight the importance of fine arts education in Missouri schools. During FAED, the state capitol building is alive with vocal and instrumental ensemble performances, dance groups and theatrical presentations. Performance venues include the First Floor Capitol Rotunda and the South Steps of the Capitol building. CHS students had the opportunity to tour the capitol, perform at the capitol and meet Representative Scott Fitzpatrick. The students also attended the Summit the night before and performed. Pictured, from left, are: Representative Scott Fitzpatrick, Thomas Tabor, Tempest Gray, Joua Thao, Marisa Padilla, Olivia Padilla, Grace Baxley, Jake Whitham, Levi Hodge, Ying Thao, Cole Stringer, Garrett York and Talana Hinson, CHS Speech and Debate teacher. Hinson said Rep. Fitzpatrick provided the students’ transportation fees. Contributed photo
On Wednesday, March 29, Cassville High School Speech and Debate students participated in the Fine Arts Education Day at the Missouri state capitol in Jefferson City.