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A poster honoring Maria Schreiner at our Regional Competition. 

Last year showing remarkable determination, Maria Schreiner, Hawken School, won the Shakespeare Competition within her school, Region and then nationally! It was her third year in the Competition. 

Since then, Maria said she had wonderful experiences at the Shaw Festival in Canada and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England. Currently she is finishing her freshman year at Sarah Lawrence College in New York and has performed among the leading roles in several plays.


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