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W. Johnston's 'Wizard of Oz' is big hit at Rising Stars showcase

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West Johnston High School's spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz,” was a big hit recently at the Triangle Rising Stars Live Showcase and Awards Show.

West Johnston’s performance was named Best High School Musical at the event, held at the Durham Performing Arts Center on June 2.

The Triangle Rising Stars Program is a qualifying program for the National High School Musical Theatre Award that was created in 2011 to recognize and encourage Triangle high school musical theater student achievement.

In addition to receiving the 2014 Best High School Musical award, West Johnston was recognized for its pit orchestra and costume design.

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