Junior high students compete in UIL One Act Play at ACC
Approximately 125 junior high students from seven area schools participated in a University Interscholastic League (UIL) One Act Play district competition, held at Alvin Community College, on April 5.
During the performance, students were judged on numerous criteria, including: script interpretation, acting, voice projection, costumes, lights, sound, setup, set design, timing and more.
The overall winner of the event was Santa Fe Junior High School, which took first place for its production of Whose Life is it Anyway? Lomax Junior High School, of La Porte, won second place with Winners, Losers, and Games, and Harby Junior High received third place for Once Upon a Playground.
Best actress honors went to Santa Fe Junior High School student Crystal Lively and Lomax Junior High School student Drake Shrader was named best actor at the event.
The competition also honored several students as an All-Star Cast, including: Sarah Cormier, Assets Learning Center; Kendal McLaughlin, Santa Fe Junior High; Lydia Batchelder, Manvel Junior High; Ally Oliphint, Lomax Junior High; Weston Barnwell, Alvin Junior High; April Larson, Harby Junior High; Cameron Ruivivar, Santa Fe Junior High; and Samantha Tucker, Alvin Junior High.
Honorable mention for All-Star Cast went to: Christian Golden, Assets Learning Center; Derek Rodriguez, Manvel Junior High; Tyler Smith, Lomax Junior High; Stephanie Flores, Harby Junior High; Tyler Stinson, Alvin Junior High; Billy Finger, Harby Junior High; Ruben Galvan, Assets Learning Center; and Megan Walker, Manvel Junior High.