Chelsea Academy holds festival

Chelsea Academy student Henry Wingate, who is in the fifth grade, plays the violin during a music and arts competition at the school. Courtesy photo
Chelsea Academy student Sophia Tammera performs during the school's St. Cecilia Festival and Turkey Trot. Courtesy photo
Max Nicholson, a Chelsea Academy ninth-grader, participates in the school's annual Turkey Trot. Courtesy photo

Chelsea Academy in Front Royal recently held its annual Festival of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music.

The music and arts competition featured the school’s students performing on piano, violin, guitar, dramatic readings and vocal pieces.

Afterward, students moved outside for the annual Turkey Trot. Upper School students chose between a 5K running or walking course and Middle and Lower School students ran or walked a distance of 2 miles.