San Antonio Youth
Tellers at 28th Annual Storyfest
San Antonio Youth Storytellers at this year’s Storyfest will be announced in a couple of weeks. Last years participants, Nicholas
Campos, Daniela Sala, and Jonathan Tubb were named as National Youth
Storytelling Torchbearers for 2015 at the Timpanogos Storytelling Conference
and Festival in September. They told on the stage with the featured tellers.
Texas had four National winners in all. The fourth was Ben Wilson, who was
named for a second time. He was also named the Biggest Liar in Texas at the
2013 George West Storyfest. All four were coached by Mary Ann Blue.
Campos is in the sixth grade at Saint Mary’s Hall. He is a National Youth
Storytelling Torchbearer and was named the Biggest Youth Liar in Texas at the
2014 George West Storyfest. He loves telling stories, including bilingual
ones, playing golf, traveling, and wearing crazy socks.
Sala is a fifth grader at Saint Mary’s Hall. She is a National Youth
Storytelling Torchbearer and loves to tell stories in English and Spanish. She
loved her trip to the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival in Utah, where she got
to tell on the stage with author/storytellers Carmen Agra Deedy and Antonio
Tubb has been telling stories since he could talk. He is a fifth grader at
Saint Mary’s Hall and a National Youth Storytelling Torchbearer. He likes
telling stories, playing sports, and bothering his little sister.