Columbus Middle School’s International Junior Thespian troupe 89074 attended the Mississippi Junior Thespian Conference on Jan. 31-Feb. 1. The troupe brought home many awards including 9 superior rated student performances, 14 excellent rated student performances, the award for Model School in Arts Education, and the highest honor of the Junior Thespian Troupe Spirit Award! The nine Superior rated students are Jada Spraggins, Madison Saulsberry, EiLeigh Phelan, Destiny Sime, Derrick Harris, Makiyah Burnett, Kaley Cox, Khye Hairston, and Lexy Magee. These students have the opportunity to advance to the International Thespian Festival in Bloomington, Indiana in June. Troupe 89074 is led by Miss Chelsea Petty.