Fayette County High School’s new auditorium was dedicated at a ceremony attended by fine arts faculty members Jeff Angelou, Dr. Myra Rhoden, Dr. Johnnie Vinson, Patti Davis, Andrew McMillen, Derwin Davis and Joanna Roberts, and included a special performance. Courtesy Fayette County Public Schools

New auditorium dedicated at Fayette County High

Fayette County High School’s new auditorium is ready for its closeup.

The newly completed building was dedicated during a special ceremony on May 5, attended by Superintendent Joseph Barrow Jr. as well as members of the Board of Education and the fine arts faculty at FCHS. A song by Dr. Johnnie Vinson titled “When Nothing Else Will,” composed especially for the occasion, was performed at the dedication, and a commemorative plaque will be installed at the site. Work on the 575-seat auditorium addition began in July 2017 and lasted 18 months. It cost $7.5 million and was funded by ESPLOST revenue.

The venue will host several theater, chorus and orchestra performances in May, and will be available for rent in the fall on a limited basis.

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