Karaffa Drama Club performs

On May 8 the Karaffa Elementary Drama Club staged “The Magical Land of Oz.” Characters included Maddy Stewart as Dorothy; Sarah Swearingen as the Scarecrow; Maddie Anderson as Tin Lady; Chloe Sanseverino as the Cowardly Lion; Liza Smith as the Wicked Witch; Katie Gulczynski as the Good Witch; and Cody Koski as the Great and Powerful Oz. Additionally, Samara Long was Aunt Em; Rory McNutt and Zoe Clapham played guardians; and Kennedy Cottrell and Madison Merideth were flying monkeys. Other cast members included Megan Carey, Chryssa Leone, Allana McKimmy, Rayven Ellis and Sara Mason. The fifth-grade pupils stage a play every year led by Carolyn Rodesh and Cindy Hinerman. Those involved included, front, from left, Samara Lon, Zoe Clapham, Madison Merideth, Kennedy Cottrell, Rory McNutt, Megan Carey, Rayven Ellis and Cryssa Leone; and back row, Allana McKimmy, Maddie Anderson, Chloe Sanseverino, Maddy Stewart, Liza Smith, Katie Gulczynski and Cody Koski.