Sumaiyah Morris is a 13 year old student at Rutledge Middle School in Midfield. She enjoys rehearsing/performing with her school’s enrichment program, writing script, and designing costumes. Some of her productions have included The Wiz (Lion), Peter Pan (lead-Pan) and Annie (lead- Annie). She also likes to draw, read, and hang out with her friends. She is so thankful for her parents, Paul & Robyn Morris, sisters Mariah and Christina; enrichment teacher/director (fairy godmother) Ms. Debra Rust, dance teacher/mentor, Mrs. Denna Wilkins-Robinson; technical director/photographer, Mrs. Kathryn Blackwell; Ms. Linda Waldrup and her best friend & castmate, Paris Bester. She is very honored and excited to be able to work with such amazing people at RMTC, to play the role of Teen Nettie, and to take part in the production of The Color Purple.