The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Fine Arts Department encourages every student in our program to fully develop his or her talents to glorify God and to strive for excellence through the arts. Our Fine Arts Program offers vocal, theatrical and visual art opportunities for all students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.
The Annual TRA Talent Show was held on Saturday, January 17th. The elementary show was at 5pm and the upper school show, which is also a Mid-South Fair Qualifying event, was at 7pm. Congratulations to the contest winners and Mid-South Fair invitees!
BEST OF SHOW was Rachel Thomas, who performed God Bless the Child. She will go on to represent TRA in the Mid-South Talent Fair next fall. 1st runner up - Meghan Gilbreath (Musical Theatre Solo), 2nd runner up - Anna Skidmore (Tap Dance Solo), Third runner up - Shelbi Sellers and Ashley Sweeney (Movie Vocal Duet), Fourth runner up - Lexi Dillard (Contemporary Music Solo), Fifth runner up - Shelbi Sellers and Sarah Lassiter (Vocal and Piano Duet). The following contestants received invitations to perform at the Mid-South Fair: Front Row (L to R) - Georgia Friend, Camdyn McLemore, Bella Conley, Emma Kate Davidson, Gracie Easley, Chloe Crowder, and Porter Wright. Back Row (L to R) - Braedyn Rankin, Madison Clement, Katelyn Stewart, Lexi Dillard, Anna Skidmore, Rachel Thomas, Meghan Gilbreath, Ashley Sweeney, Shelbi Sellers, Sarah Lassiter, and A. J. Wimberley.
The annual TRA Art Show was held in the Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 25th. The following winners were named "Best of Show": Xantha O'Brien (1st grade), Sophie Roane (5th grade), Sam Hopper (8th grade), and Ashley Smith (12th grade).
Other winners and categories included the following:
K-2nd grade: Maggie McCool (1st), Daniel Wilder (2nd), Olivia McCalla (3rd), Sophia Bushey (4th), Addie Thorpe (HM), and Ema Richardson (HM)
3rd-5th grade: Sophie Roane (1st), Anna Wilder (2nd), Sierra Slayman (3rd), Brooke Cox (4th), Anna Wilder (HM), and Jaycie Carroll (HM)
Photography: Grace Tillman (1st), Cody Cogbill (2nd), Cameron Stubbs (3rd), Cameron Stubbs (4th), Grace Tillman (HM), and Abbey Dallas (HM)
Painting: Meredith Owen (1st), Lexie Williams (2nd), Chelsea Bomprezzi (3rd), Addie Beasley (4th), Oney Naifeh (HM), Jack Flanders (HM)
Mixed Media: Gracie Jones (1st), Jordan Deatherage (2nd), Sam Hopper (3rd), Lake Fly (4th), Chelsea Bomprezzi (HM), Abbey Dallas (HM)
Photography: Emily Hart (1st), Annie Harris (2nd), Hunter Stubbs (3rd), Margaret Standridge (4th), Hunter Stubbs (HM), and Emily Hart (HM)
Painting: Kellie Owen (1st), Shea Morrow (2nd), Ashley Smith (3rd), Lillie Cox (4th), Mary Grace Simonton (HM), and Lillie Cox (HM)
Drawing: Ashley Smith (1st), Kellie Owen (2nd), Ashley Smith (3rd), Ethan Carpenter (4th), Hailey Thomas (HM), and Taylor Beasley (HM)
Mixed Media: Mitch Long (1st), Mitch Long (2nd), Ashley Perkins (3rd), Lauren Moody (4th), Mary Grace Simonton (HM), and Taylor Beasley (HM)
TRA FAME (Tipton-Rosemark Accelerating Fine Arts, Modeling Excellece) was established to encourage parents, grandparents, alumni and friends to support the arts. The mission statement of the organization is: recognizing that all Fine Arts are a gift of God's creation, TRA FAME expresses its mission to support the entire TRA Fine Arts Program by creating an arts awareness within the TRA family and surrounding community and seeking additional financial support for the TRA Fine Arts Programs.
Tipton-Rosemark Academy Seniors Rachel Thomas and Shelbi Sellers signed with the University of Memphis and was accepted into the school's Musical Theatre program. The U of M only accepts 10 students per year out of the hundreds of applicants. Sarah Lassiter was accepted into the Piano program, while Michaela Hoover joined the Theatre program.
Tipton-Rosemark Academy Senior Tyler Vernon signed with the University of Memphis and was accepted into the school's Musical Theatre program. The U of M only accepts 10 students per year out of the hundreds of applicants.
Tipton-Rosemark Academy Senior Elizabeth Starnes of Munford, TN, received a scholarship and signed a letter of intent with Bethel University's Renaissance Music Program. Pictured are Travis McLesse, Renaissance Fine Arts Recruiter for Bethel University; Elizabeth Starnes; and Lalania Vaughn, TRA Fine Arts Director.
TRA Senior Ryan McCrory of Lakeland, TN, received a scholarship and signed a letter of intent with Bethel University's Renaissance Theatre Program. Pictured are Travis McLesse, Renaissance Fine Arts Recruiter for Bethel University; Ryan McCrory; and Lalania Vaughn, TRA Fine Arts Director.