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Fine Arts

Accomplishments

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

State A Literary CHAMPIONS - 14 Times!
2004-2008, 2010-2013, 2016-2019*, 2021
*Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the state literary competition was not held in 2020.

State A One Act Play CHAMPIONS - 6 Times!
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2021
2013: The Wedding Singer
2014: The Addams Family
2015: Catch Me If You Can
2016: 13, the Musical
2017: 9 to 5
2021: Spamalot)

Fine Arts News

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  • Ian Johnson as Agatha Trunchbull

    Lakeview is State One Act Play Runner-Up

    CONGRATULATIONS to the cast and crew of Matilda who are the runners up in the GISA State AAA One-Act Play championship.
     
    In addition, Ian Johnson was recognized as one of the TOP 5 Best Performers in the State for his portrayal of Agatha Trunchbull.
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THEATER

ONE ACT PLAY
Class A State One Act Play Champions
2013-2017, 2021

Class A State One Act Play Runner Up
2005
 
State A One Act Best Actor
2013, 2016
 
State A One Act Best Actress
2013-2015
 
State A All Star Cast
2018, 2020, 2021,

Region One Act Play Champions*
1998, 2005, 2013-2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022
 
Region One Act Play Runner Up
1999-2004, 2006, 2007, 2009
 
Region One Act Play Runner Up
1999-2004, 2006, 2007, 2009
 
Region Best Actor*
2007, 2013, 2021, 2022

Region Best Actress*
2005, 2011, 2013, 2016-2018, 2021, 2022

Region Best Supporting Actor
2000, 2014-2015, 2021
 
Region Best Supporting Actress*
2000, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2013-2014, 2016-2018, 2022
 
Region Best Choral Ensemble
2011
 
Region Best Ensemble
2015, 2017
 
Region All Star Cast Members*
2016-2018, 2020-2022

Region Best Choreography
2013

Region Best Set
2021
 
Region Best Run (Stage) Crew
2013, 2014, 2016-2018
 
Region Best Technical Award
2020

*Lakeview moved from GHSA to GISA in the 2022-23 school year
 
GEORGIA HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATER SHULER HENSLEY AWARDS
Lakeview student earns Lockstep Technology Group Jimmy Awards Scholarship
2021

Lakeview student earns Broadway Dreams Performance Scholarship
2016
 
Best Overall Production
2021 – Nomination
2017 – Nomination

Best Show stopper
2016 – Nomination
2015 – Nomination
2014 – Nomination
 
Best Ensemble
2021 – Nomination
2015 – Nomination
 
Best Actor
2021 – Winner! Represented the state of Georgia at national level
2017 – Nomination
 
Best Performance by a Featured Performer
2021 – Nomination
2018 – Nomination
2015 – Nomination
 
Best Costumes
2018 – Nomination
2017 – Nomination
2015 – Nomination
 
Best Direction
2021 – Nomination
2018 – Nomination
2017 – Nomination
2015 – Nomination
 
Best Musical Direction
2019 – Nomination

Best Scenic Design
2019 – Nomination
2017 – Nomination

Best Sound
2015 – Nomination
2014 – Nomination
 
INTERNATIONAL THESPIAN CONFERENCE
Doug Finnery Grant for outstanding leadership and service at International Thespian Conference - one of only four nationwide
2016

Lakeview student(s) selected as one of ten in state selected to perform at the International Thespian Conference
2014, 2017

Lakeview student chosen for ensemble
2016

Lakeview students earned right to advance to Individual Events (IE) competition at International
2008-2010, 2013
 
State Thespian Officer representing Georgia
2016
 
Lakeview students chosen as sound engineer
2016
 
Lakeview students chosen as stage manager
2016

Lakeview volunteer awarded outstanding service award for work with a thespian organization - only one of three awarded
2016

GEORGIA THESPIAN CONFERENCE
Lakeview earns Gold Honor Thespian Troupe Award
2013, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2020, 2021

Lakeview teacher selected for Georgia Thespians Hall of Fame for Theatre Educators at Georgia Thespian Conference - one of only thirty-five selected since inception in 1991
2016

Student earned Georgia Thespian Scholarship 
2008, 2014, 2016, 2018
 
Selected as only 1 of 12 finalists to perform at the State Individual Events (IE) Showcase
2001, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2017, 2019
 
Lakeview students earned all Superiors in the State Individual Events (IE) competition and went on to earn all Superiors at the International Thespian Conference
2008-2010, 2014
 
Georgia Thespian Conference State Student Representative
2013, 2015, 2021
 
Georgia Thespian Conference Georgia State Thespian Officer
2015, 2016, 2017, 2021, 2022
 
Lakeview students were cast in All-State Opening Number
2000, 2008-2010, 2013, 2015-2016, 2018-2022

Lakeview students cast in the Closing Number
2009-2010, 2014, 2016, 2018-2022
  
Lakeview student selected as Featured Dancer
2015

Lakeview student selected as Stage Manager
2018

Lakeview student selected as All-State Technical Crew
2021, 2022

CHORUS & MUSIC

Performed at the Georgia Music Educator’s Association’s (GMEA) All-State Chorus 
1999-2020

Performed at the GMEA All-State Reading Chorus 
2017, 2019

Performed at the GMEA All-State Mens' Chorus 
2020
 
GMEA Large Group Performance Evaluation
2018 – Excellent
2017 – Superior

FIRST
 in District All-State Jazz Band for Guitar
2005

Governor’s Honors Program participant in Dance
2015 

Governor’s Honors Program participant in Music
2000

Kiwanis Charles J. Thurmond Youth Music Scholarship Awards
2021 – 1st and 3rd Place in Piano
2020 – 3rd Place in Piano
2019 – 1st Place in Vocals

LITERARY

State A Literary Champions
2004-2008, 2010-13, 2016-2019,* 2021
*Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the state literary competition was not held in 2020

State A Literary Runner-Up
2002 and 2009

Region Literary Champions
2001, 2003-2012, 2016-2021

State A Champion
 Boys Dramatic Interpretation
2002-2008, 2011, 2013-2015, 2021
 
State A Champion Girls Dramatic Interpretation
2003-2010, 2012-2015

State A Champion Essay Boys
2018

State A Champion Essay Girls
2010

State A Champion Boys Extemporaneous Speaking-Domestic
2003, 2016-2017, 2021

State A Champion Boys Extemporaneous Speaking-International
2017

State A Champion Girls Extemporaneous Speaking-Domestic
2006-2007, 2011, 

State A Champion Girls Extemporaneous Speaking-International
2018, 2019

State A Champion Essay-Argumentative
2016, 2019

State A Champion Essay-Personal
2016

State A Champion Essay-Rhetorical
2016

State A Champion Oral Interpretation-Duo
2016, 2021

State A Champion Oral Interpretation-Dramatic
2017

State A Champion Oral Interpretation-Humorous
2016, 2021

State A Champion Girls Solo
2006, 2009-2011, 2013, 2019

State A Champion Boys Solo
2007, 2011, 2013, 2016

State A Champion Boys Quartet
2010, 2013
 
State A Champion Girls Trio
2010, 2018, 2019

Region Champion Boys Dramatic Interpretation
2001-2011, 2013-2015
 
Region Champion Girls Dramatic Interpretation
2001-2010, 2012-2015
 
Region Champion Girls Essay
2010

Region Champion Essay-Argumentative
2016, 2019, 2020

Region Champion Essay-Domestic Extemporaneous
2020, 2021

Region Champion Boys Essay-Personal
2018

Region Champion Boys Essay-Rhetorical
2018, 2020

Region Champion Girls Essay-Rhetorical
2021

Region Champion Boys Extemporaneous Speaking
2002-2007, 2009, and 2010, 2016-2017, 2019, 2021

Region Champion Boys Extemporaneous Speaking-International
2021

Region Champion Girls Extemporaneous Speaking
2002-2010

Region Champion Girls Extemporaneous Speaking-International
2018

Region Champion Oral Interpretation-Dramatic
2016-2021

Region Champion Oral Interpretation-Duo
2016, 2017, 2021

Region Champion Oral Interpretation-Humorous
2016-2020, 2021

Region Champion for Boy's Solo 
2005-2009, 2011-2013, 2016-2018, 2020

Region Champion Girls Solo
2010-2013, 2019
 
Region Champion for Boys Quartet
2010-2013, 2018
 
Region Champion Girls Trio
2010, 2012, 2017, 2018

VISUAL ARTS

American Society of Marine Artists Awards
2014 – 1st Place
 
Congressional Art Exhibition to have work displayed at the U.S. Capitol
2019 – 1st Place
2018 – 3rd Place
2015 – 3rd Place
2014 – 1st Place
2013 – 1st and 2nd Place
 
Georgia Scholastic Art & Writing Competition*
2021 – 1 Gold Key winner
2020 – 1 Gold Key winner
2018 – 1 Gold Key winner; 4 Silver Key; 3 Honorable Mentions
2016 – 1 Gold Key; 3 Silver Key; 1 Honorable Mention
2015 – 1 Gold Key
*Gold Key winners continue to national competition
 
All State Art Symposium
2022 – 3 of only 100 students’ artwork selected
2019 – 2 students’ artwork selected
2016 – 1 Finalist; 1 Merit Award
2013 – 1st Place
 
District Art Symposium
2016 – 5 Finalist
 
Georgia District of Kiwanis Art & Music Showcase
2017 – 3rd Place for 12th Grade
2015 – 3rd Place Best in Show; 3rd Place for 12th Grade: 3rd Place for 11th Grade; 3rd Place for 6 Grade
2014 – 1st Place for 12th Grade; 1st Place for 10th Grade
 
Kiwanis Charles J. Thurmond Youth Art Scholarship Awards
2019 – 2nd Place and Honorable Mention for Best in Show; 1st Place for 11th grade; 2nd Place for 10th grade; 1st Place for 9th grade; and 1st Place for 5th grade
 
2017 – 1st Place Best in Show; 1st Place for 12th Grade; 2nd Place for 11th Grade; 3rd Place for 10th Grade; 3rd Place for 9th Grade
 
2016 – 1st Place, 3rd Place, Honorable Mention in Best in Show; 1st Place for 12th Grade; 2nd Place for 11th Grade; 1st Place for 10th Grade; 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place for 9th Grade; 1st Place and Honorable Mention for 6th Grade
 
2015 – 2nd Place and Honorable Mention for Best in Show; 2nd Place for 12th Grade; 1st and Honorable Mention for 11th Grade; 1st and 3rd Place for 10th Grade; 3rd Place for 8th Grade; and 1st, 2nd, and Honorable Mention for 6th Grade
 
2014 – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place for Best in Show; 1st and 3rd Place for 12th Grade; 1st Place for 11th Grade; 1st Place for 10th Grade; 1st Place for 9th Grade; 3rd Place for 8th Grade; 1st and 3rd Place for 7th Grade; and 3rd Place for 6th Grade
 
Vision 2030 Public Arts Award
2021 – 1st Place
 
Visual Arts Georgia Art Educators and Their Students Exhibition
2017 – Best in Show

ORATORY AND ESSAY CONTESTS

Optimist International Essay Gateway District (GA/TN)
2017 – 2nd Place

Optimist International Essay Georgia Contest
2018 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place
2017 – 1st Place
2015 – 2nd Place
2014 – 2nd Place
 
Optimist North Georgia Essay Contest
2017 – 1st Place
2015 – 1st Place
2014 – 1st Place
 
Optimist Northeast Georgia Zone 7 Essay Contest
2017 – 1st Place
2016 – 2nd Place
2015 – 1st Place
2014 – 1st Place
 
Gainesville Evening Optimist Club Essay – Boys
2015 – 3rd Place
2014 – 2nd Place
2012 – 1st Place

Gainesville Evening Optimist Club Essay - Girls
2015 – 1st Place
2012 – 2nd Place

Gainesville Northeastern Bar Association Law Day Essay Contest
2018 – 1st Place

Hall County Optimist Club Essay*
2021 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place
2019 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Place
2018 – 2nd, 3rd Place
2017 – 1st, 2nd Place
2016 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place
2015 – 1st, 3rd Place
2014 – 1st Place
2012 – 1st, 2nd Place
*Not held in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic

Rotary Club Laws of Life School Essay Contest
2020 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd Plance
2019 – 1st Place and Honorable Mention
2018 – 1st Place
2015 – 1st Place

Charles J. Thurmond Youth Writing Scholarship
2020 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place
2018 – 1st Place
2016 – 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention
2010 – 2nd Place

American Legion Post 7 Oratory Contest
2013 – 2nd Place

Optimist International Oratorical Contest (Zone)
2016 – 2nd Place

Gainesville Evening Optimist Club Oratorical – Boys
2015 – 1st, 2nd (8th grade)
 
Gainesville Evening Optimist Club Oratorical – Girls
2015 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd (8th grade)

Hall County Optimist Oratorical Contest
2021 – 1st, 2nd Place
2018 – 2nd, 3rd Place
2017 – 1st, 3rd Place
2016 – 2nd, 3rd Place
2015 – 1st, 3rd Place


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