Shelby County student awarded acting part

ALABASTER, AL (WBRC) - A Shelby County student is reaching for the stars after catching the acting bug.
Thompson High School sophomore Urijah Sailes beat out thousands of teenagers for the role of "Finn" in the multi-media book "Trackers Number 1." The book was written by Patrick Carman, who also wrote "The Land of Elyon."

"Trackers Number 1" incorporates the web and videos to go along with the book.

Urijah plays one of the four main characters in the movie portion of the novel which is posted on a website.

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