(L-R) Lois Van Zandt (Kaelynn Dracass), Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira), Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten), Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen), Hurst (James Bracy) and Ben (Xander Sinclair) react with shock and emotion when Simon Starkweather (Mars Nel) was found dead by his nurse Miss Withers (Cali Gulka) following a blackout at the mansion. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Lois Van Zandt (Kaelynn Dracass), Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira), Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten), Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen), Hurst (James Bracy) and Ben (Xander Sinclair) react with shock and emotion when Simon Starkweather (Mars Nel) was found dead by his nurse Miss Withers (Cali Gulka) following a blackout at the mansion. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTOS: St. A Murder Mystery

Annual winter drama production held Dec. 18 and 19

Mystery murderer: Drama students at St. Augustine School performed their annual winter show on Dec. 18 and 19, this year called Murder in the Heir. In one of the opening scenes, (L-R) characters Lois Van Zandt (Kaelynn Dracass), Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira), Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten), Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen), Hurst (James Bracy) and Ben (Xander Sinclair) look on as Simon Starkweather (Mars Nel) is pronounced deceased by his nurse Miss Withers (Cali Gulka). Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Lois Van Zandt (Kaelynn Dracass), Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira), Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten), Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen), Hurst (James Bracy) and Ben (Xander Sinclair) react with shock and emotion when Simon Starkweather (Mars Nel) was found dead by his nurse Miss Withers (Cali Gulka) following a blackout at the mansion. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Lois Van Zandt (Kaeylnn Dracass), Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira), Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis), Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen) and Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten) muse about the suspicious circumstances of the ailing man’s death and the details of his will. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Lois Van Zandt (Kaeylnn Dracass) and Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira) speak to Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) while Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen) and Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten) watch Rufus Jones (Mason Svitich) demonstrate what he was doing when the blackout happened to Simon Starkweather III (Mars Nel). Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Simon Starkweather III (Mars Nel) lashes out at Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) for daring to accuse him of being a suspect. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Simon Starkweather III (Mars Nel) along with Lois Van Zandt (Kaeylnn Dracass) and Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira) listen to the plan Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) has to find the person responsible for the killing. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Simon Starkweather lll (Mars Nel) and Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen) get into it after Jordan was being accused while Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Straten) reacts to being questioned by a detective (Zhaira Pelayo) while Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) takes in the scene. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

By Jordie Dwyer

Annual winter drama production held Dec. 18 and 19

 

(L-R) Lois Van Zandt (Kaeylnn Dracass), Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira), Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis), Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen) and Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten) muse about the suspicious circumstances of the ailing man’s death and the details of his will. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Lois Van Zandt (Kaeylnn Dracass), Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira), Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis), Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen) and Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten) muse about the suspicious circumstances of the ailing man’s death and the details of his will. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Lois Van Zandt (Kaeylnn Dracass) and Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira) speak to Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) while Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen) and Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten) watch Rufus Jones (Mason Svitich) demonstrate what he was doing when the blackout happened to Simon Starkweather III (Mars Nel). Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Lois Van Zandt (Kaeylnn Dracass) and Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira) speak to Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) while Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen) and Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Staten) watch Rufus Jones (Mason Svitich) demonstrate what he was doing when the blackout happened to Simon Starkweather III (Mars Nel). Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Simon Starkweather III (Mars Nel) lashes out at Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) for daring to accuse him of being a suspect. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Simon Starkweather III (Mars Nel) lashes out at Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) for daring to accuse him of being a suspect. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Simon Starkweather III (Mars Nel) along with Lois Van Zandt (Kaeylnn Dracass) and Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira) listen to the plan Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) has to find the person responsible for the killing. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Simon Starkweather III (Mars Nel) along with Lois Van Zandt (Kaeylnn Dracass) and Kathy Collins (Yuna Matira) listen to the plan Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) has to find the person responsible for the killing. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Simon Starkweather lll (Mars Nel) and Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen) get into it after Jordan was being accused while Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Straten) reacts to being questioned by a detective (Zhaira Pelayo) while Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) takes in the scene. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

(L-R) Simon Starkweather lll (Mars Nel) and Jordan Starkweather (Hayden Feragen) get into it after Jordan was being accused while Paula Thompson (Kylene Van Straten) reacts to being questioned by a detective (Zhaira Pelayo) while Detective Davis (Lezah McGinnis) takes in the scene. Photo by Jordie Dwyer