Wyatt Kirks will be demonstrating the black belt form in Taekwondo. He has practiced Taekwondo with Johnson’s Martial Arts for four years, now holding a second-degree black belt. Wyatt enjoys piano, flag football and basketball. Wyatt’s favorite memory at Trinity is performing with the Training Choir last year. Joe Maurais is a senior at Trinity whose favorite scripture is Job 37. He plays varsity soccer, and his hobbies include disc golf and backpacking. Tonight, he will bring a trap set to the NOTA stage for the first time. Joe is the Head Prefect this year and will be missed as a leader at Trinity next year. Mason Miller is a seventh grader this year, who enjoys film making, soccer, and composing music. His favorite scripture is Philippians 4:4 and his favorite directors are Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg. His favorite memories involve hanging out with his friends, playing soccer, and Ranieri Ball. Josh Nelson loves any opportunity to laugh, sing, dance and act. His favorite Trinity memory is getting to do all of those things as Cosmo Brown in Singin’ in the Rain. A musician at heart, Josh’s favorite composers are Hanz Zimmer and Antonio Vivaldi. Cameron Price is a junior who loves playing airsoft, as well as camping in the woods with Jake Rennie, Josh Nelson, David Curlin, and Nature Boy Ethan. His favorite memory at Trinity is dancing to The Greatest Showman on the spot at this year's Mardi Gras dance with Josh Nelson. Jocelyn Snodgrass enjoys reading, her favorite author being Christopher Paolini. She is a swimmer, hurdler, singer, and pianist. Last year, Jocelyn earned Summa Cum Laude. She has been singing with her sisters for years and will be performing with them in addition to other ensembles. Rachael Snodgrass was on the Homecoming Court this year representing the freshman class, which has become one of her favorite Trinity memories. Last year, she made her NOTA debut. She loves acting, singing, playing piano, running track and playing volleyball. Rachael finds motivation in the words of Isaiah 40:31 which speaks of relying on the Lord for strength and running without growing weary.
Natalie Snodgrass is an eighth-grade student at Trinity who runs track and plays volleyball. She sings, plays piano, and enjoys visual art. She and her sisters often perform together and will be performing the song “Sisters” tonight; they are not triplets or twins, despite common misconception. This will be Natalie’s second year singing at NOTA. Trinity Academy Children’s Chorus is an auditioned group in its tenth year of existence. This is a group of fourth through sixth graders who love to sing and perform. Tonight, they will be starting the production with “Another Openin’, Another Show,” kicking the night off with energy and choreography. Trinity Academy Training Choir is an ensemble in its second year, formed last year for just second to third grade students. Each student auditioned to earn a place in the choir and develop their voices. Last year at NOTA, this group made their Trinity debut and has sung on Trinity’s stage several times since. Zach Vig’s favorite memory at Trinity is traveling to D.C. in seventh grade. He is now in tenth grade and can often be found performing magic tricks, making movies, or reading a book. He runs both cross country and track. Having taken piano lessons (Donna Jolly) for eleven years, Zach is an accomplished pianist, and will be playing one of Chopin’s most beautiful nocturnes. Anna Young is a tenth-grader who loves playing music, making art, and running both track and cross-country. Keeping her focused on the true prize, her favorite scripture says, “I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Having studied violin under Ms. Garriss for six years, tonight she will be playing the stunning piece “Schindler’s List.” Matthew Young is a senior at Trinity, who is known for his remarkable piano skills. Never one for the spotlight, he performs in order to serve others through his God-given talents. He also finds time to arrange, compose and record music. He runs track and cross-country, reads in his spare time, and fills the role of Service Prefect this year. Always ready to sacrifice time and talent, Matthew will be missed next year.