Gwinnett County Public Schools Fine Arts



August Wilson Competition

Cameron Southerland ,a senior at Meadowcreek High School, won the 2014-2015 August Wilson competition. Cameron, along with 267 students from the Atlanta metropolitan area, competed for the coveted title presenting monologues from Wilson's cycle plays. He will journey to New York for his Broadway debut to compete nationally. Congrats to Cameron and the Mustang Player organization!

Left to right: Mr. Kenny Wiliams, Ms. Hilda Willis, Mr. James Young of Tri-Cities High, Third Place Winner; Ms. Moye Light of Young Voices United/McEachern High, Second Place Winner; and Cameron Southerland of Meadowcreek High took home the First Place title. All contestants will be going to New York for the Nationals this May.


Duluth Middle School DramaRama

Duluth Middle School's Wildcat Players earned straight superiors in the annual theatre festival. In addition, Duluth MS won Overall Best Ensemble; Zachary Matthews won Best Director. Ally Welker won Best Artist. Viktor Slavov won Best Musician. Raul Sosa won Best Supporting Actor. Caitlyn Nazareth and Demi Lehman were selected as All Star Cast members and Damiete Jack and Lexie Washburn were awarded scholarships to Live Arts Theatre.


One Act Play

    Results from Region 7

  • 1st: Peachtree Ridge - John Lennon and Me

  • 2nd Norcross High - Steel Magnolias

  • 3rd - Mt. View

  • 4th -Duluth High School- Alice and Wonderland

  • All-Star Cast - Savannah Peat (Mill Creek)

  • Best actor is Josiah Siska (Mountain View)

    Results from Region 8

  • 1st place-Brookwood HS (Urinetown)

  • 2nd place-Central Gwinnett HS (Almost, Maine)

  • 3rd place-Grayson HS (Smoke on the Mountain)

  • Best Actor Region 8-Austin Klubenspies (Grayson)

  • Best Actress Region 8-Lauren King (Berkmar)

Brookwood High School

Parkview High School

Duluth High School

Central Gwinnett High School

Peachtree Ridge High School

Duluth High School


August Wilson Monologue Competition

Atiauna was the 1st place winner of the Atlanta finals received the opportunity to compete against winners from other participating states in the National Finals on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre this past May 3-6, 2014. Atiauna was 3rd in Nationals this weekend. The competition was held at the August Wilson Theatre in NYC on the set of Jersey Boys. She was also presented with several scholarships. Atiauna was also just recently accepted to Point Park University into their Theatre program!