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Sequoyah High Students Named to All-Star Cast

CANTON, GA -- Two Sequoyah High School students -- senior Elizabeth Mitchell and sophomore Nicholas Stinson -- were named to the Region 7AAAA One Act Play "All-Star Cast" on Saturday, Nov. 6.

This year's Region One Act was held at Creekview High School in Canton.

Sequoyah's production of "Do Not Go Gentle" placed third in the competition. It also received the "Best Set" award, which the school has won for the past five consecutive years.

Sequoyah was the only school in Cherokee County to place in the competition. It has landed in the top three at the Region One Act competition for the past 20 years.

Popular Author to Speak at Cherokee High School

CANTON, GA -- Cherokee High School (930 Marietta Highway, Canton, 30114) and the CHS Book Club are proud to welcome author Simone Elkeles on Wednesday, Nov. 17.

Elkeles is the author of Perfect Chemistry, Rules of Attraction, Leaving Paradise, Return to Paradise and many others. She will speak to CHS students during the day; parents and community members are welcome to attend a second session from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.

Perfect Chemistry appeared on the American Library Association's 2010 list of Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. The series has also been featured by the CHS Book Club. Books will be available for purchase and signing during Elkeles' visit.