Rush Elementary performs Wizard of Oz
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Rush Elementary School students from kindergarten to fifth grade performed a play of "The Wizard of Oz" at the St John United Church of Christ in Tamaqua. The cast included Zander Goetz, Skye Koshuta, Talia Lewis, Meghan Ruch, Page Eltingham, Ariel Frederickson, Jen Frederickson, Amy Hadesty, Katie Goetz, Olivia Lattanzi, Autumn Ankiewicz, Emily Titus, Cameron Soley, Annika Stahler, Kaleb Mushock, Alexandra Frederick, Kaitlyn Soley, Gabrielle Beishline, Juliana Bowman, Justin Lewis, Emmeline Bensinger, Kendra Kunkel, Gretchen Pucklavage, Michael Serrano, and Andrew Griffin. The St John's United Church donated their hall for the school event. Shannon Getz, drama club advisor, gave special appreciations to Karen Bensinger, Heather Ankiewicz, Mellisa Scannell, St John's UCC, and other volunteers for all the time and effort they put into this play.