How Ms. Most Talented came to be

Trinity Chism (12) kneels to belt out her solo in Key of She's arrangement of

Nathan Armstrong

Trinity Chism (12) kneels to belt out her solo in Key of She’s arrangement of “Love on the Brain” by Rihanna. The female a capella group performed at Briarcrest Christian School’s A Capella Invitational in January.

5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Kill the lights. There’s a girl coming to the stage, and she’s not to be messed with. Her graduating class of over four hundred students voted her “Most Talented,” and they did it for a reason. Oh, here she comes: welcome to the stage, Trinity Chism!

So, how did Ms. Most Talented come to be? It all started before she could even talk. Trinity Chism (12)  was “humming before [she] was even communicating with people.” And she kept on humming all the way to White Station’s massive auditorium stage.

No stranger to such a stage, Chism began her performing arts venture early on.

“I have been acting since a very young age; the youngest I can remember is around five at Playhouse on the Square Youth Conservatory where I earned Triple Threat (music, acting, and dancing),” she said.

She dabbled in just about everything, from dancing as a Jr. Grizz Girl with the Memphis Grizzlies all the way to being a four-year choir member in the basement of WSHS and member of the female a capella group, Key of She. 

Her bold voice and natural affinity for all things entertainment certainly didn’t go unnoticed by the class of 2020,  and for that, Trinity is thankful.

“Truly, I just feel grateful to have been thought of when people were voting,” she said.

Trinity plans to attend Oglethorpe University, where she will major in communications and minor in African American studies. Her parting gift from the halls of White Station is a word or two of advice for younger students looking to use their own talents to shine.

“Don’t be afraid to be heard…let that gift shine! White Station High School is oozing with talent, and the more you use your talent, the more you will be comfortable and get better.”