Sequoyah Schools to Showcase Talent with Show

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April 29, 2009

Sequoyah Schools to Showcase Talent with Show

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Sequoyah Schools will host a talent show to showcase their talented students. The show will be held on Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in The Place Where They Play

“The Talent Show has been a lot of fun to plan, not only for me as an instructor but also for my drama students,” said Amanda Ray, Sequoyah Schools’ drama teacher.  “Those that aren’t actually performing in the talent show are getting to experience the technical side of theatre with the spot lights and sound system. Everyone is participating on some level. The talent show is open to all Sequoyah students, faculty and staff so it’s sure to be an evening of great entertainment. So, come on out and support our local talent.”
Admission is free and all parents, students and community members are invited to attend. 
Sequoyah Schools, a boarding school for Native American students, originated in 1871 as an orphan asylum to care for children who were orphaned by the Civil War.  Now known as Sequoyah Schools, it is named for Sequoyah, the scholar who developed the Cherokee syllabary. The school is regionally and state accredited for grades 7-12 and has become the school of choice for more than 400 Native American students every year.  Sequoyah Schools is located five miles southwest of Tahlequah, Okla.  For more information call (918) 453-5400 or visit the Sequoyah Schools’ web site at