Congratulations to Willow School senior Elijah St. Martin on being selected to receive a YoungArts Merit Award. He is one of 702 artists from across the U.S. that YoungArts has honored for excellence in visual, literary and performing arts this year. Additionally, he is the only student in the state of Louisiana to earn a YoungArts Merit Award in the category of Voice.
No stranger to the stage, Elijah has been singing for years. You may have seen him in the New Orleans Opera Association's performance of Noah's Flood in 2013 or in the role of Patrick Star in The SpongeBob Musical. You can see him next in the role of Mitch Mahoney in The Willow School's performance of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on February 10-12, 2023 at Delgado Community College.