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Homeschoolers present ‘Masked Musketeer’

April 29, 2014 

I’ve known the Hunter family for years. When Jake Hunter told me he was going to make his debut as a director for the Palmetto Teen Group in a production of “Masked Musketeer,” I knew it would be an extraordinary event.

Several of us attended the play at the Fort Mill Community Playhouse and I was correct – it was outstanding. Lots of laughs, action and there was even fencing involved.

The entire cast were home-schooled students. They were very professional. Some of the teens have done other plays with the PTG. It was a packed house when we attended and the play ran for six days, so they were doing things right.

I would like to congratulate all of these kids for doing such an excellent job. It was great!

The Hunters were well represented – Kelly Hunter and Angie Knape made the costumes, and Ashlyn Hunter, the family’s oldest daughter, starred as Catalina. I hope Hunter will direct other plays because he did an excellent job at his first attempt.

Hunter was honored to be entrusted with directing this year’s PTG drama. His greatest joys have been watching the growth of each individual and the fellowship in the group during the past few months.

The Palmetto Teen Group provides service, educational and social opportunities in a Christian atmosphere for middle and high school homeschoolers in York County and surrounding areas. PTG begins accepting membership applications every June for the upcoming school year. For more information, go to

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