Friday['s Announcements--May 20, 2022 (updated)

Posted by Jaronda Little on 5/20/2022 10:00:00 AM

Good morning!  These are your morning announcements. 

On Saturday, May 14th, Music Department students participated in the Magic City Clarinet Festival Solo Competition sponsored by the Birmingham Music Club at the University of Montevallo. Jasmine Young (10th grade clarinet major) won first place in the high school division, and Andrew Roberts (11th grade clarinet major) was runner up. ASFA music alum K'mya Burrell won the college/emerging artist division. Dr. Janssen was also one of the guest artists who performed a recital and gave a masterclass during the event. 

Then on Sunday, May 15th several ASFA students competed in an International Talent Hunt sponsored by the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. The talent hunt selected a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner and it was a total ASFA sweep! All 3 will advance to the next round in the Talent Hunt.  

1st Place: Darrina Johnson, 9th grade piano major 

2nd place: Jasmine Young, 10th grade clarinet major 

3rd place: Andrew Robertson, 11th grade clarinet and saxophone major 

Congratulations to the following students were juried into and are recipients of awards in the 2022 Shelby County Arts Council High School Art Exhibition/Competition 

– Merritt Crumpton,  Best in Drawing 

- Val Michael,  Best in Painting 

- Zaida Ross,  Best in 3D 

 -Tishunti Poon, Honorable Mention 


The following students are recipients of awards in the 2022 Scholastic Art &Writing Competition (Regional) 

-Maddy Barrentine, Silver Key 

-Merritt Crumpton, Silver Key and Honorable Mention 

-Maisie Davis,  Honorable Mention 

-Autumn Duncan,  Silver Key 

-Riley Gamble,  Honorable Mention 

-Raina Gregory,  Silver Key 

-MK McDonald,  Gold Key 

-Raina Peterson,  Silver Key 

-Zaida Ross , Silver Key 

-Kara Theart, Gold Key x2, Silver Key, Honorable Mention 


If you applied to become an Ambassador and never heard back from Ms. Little, that means you submitted a lunchroom account number that could not be identified. Please email her today and let her know what days you will be here next week to discuss your application. 

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to join the Ambassadors (so far) for next school year. 

Creative Writing—Dania Alzoubi & Alayna Sconiers, grade 9 and Egg McClure, grade 10 

Dance--Christina Norman. grade 9, and Alex Sullen, grade 11 

Math/Science--Radhika Pant, Cindy Lu, Deepak Sathishkumar, all grade 10, and Ryan Debrow, grade 11 

Music -- Maggie Bearden and Nyla Jones, grade 10 

Theatre Arts—Ka’Lise Benson, David Ritchey, Nalin Reed and Favor Buchi Ahiabuike, all grade 10, and Jack Fokkens, grade 9 

Visual Arts—Emily Loubser, grade 11 


Driver's Ed students must turn in their driving logs to Coach T by today to receive credit.

Please look for your lost and found items in the cafeteria! Any items left after next Friday, May 27 will be donated.     

Also, please be sure to completely clean out your locker before the end of the semester next week.  

Everyone is invited to ASFA’s graduation tonight at the Alabama Theatre at 6:30 p.m.  

Semester exams begin Monday, May 23, through Wednesday, May 25, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Students are dismissed immediately following their exam or can stay to have lunch at noon. Students must leave campus by 1 p.m. 

Best wishes on your exams and have a GREAT summer break!  




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