Coach: Mrs. Sharon Williams
On Monday, March 20, at 7:00 p.m., the UIL One-Act Play cast performed their play, Amber Waves, written by James Hill, in the Springlake-Earth Auditorium. Members of the cast were: Michael as Mike Olson; Lina as Penny Olson; Ida as Deb Olson; Clay as Scott Olson; Connie as Julie, Deb's friend; and Matthew as One-Eye Johnny. The crew consisted of Allison, Jeff, April, and Illiana.
The students competed in zone competition on Tuesday, March 21, at 3:00 PM in the Sudan Auditorium. Other schools competing were Whiteface, Sudan, and Hart. Whiteface and Hart were chosen as the two plays to advance tothe district competition on Saturday, March 25, 2000.
The play takes place in a small farming community in Kansas and revolves around a family crisis. After a hard year, Mike Olson finds he is very close to losing his farm. The bank doesn't want to lend him the money he needs to plant his next crop. However, what Mike doesn't realize is that he is very close to losing his family. Mike and his wife, Penny, struggle to keep everything going without telling their two children, Scott and Deb. Scott, a high school student, finds it hard to cope with his athletic activities and the family problems, so he quits the team and gets a job. Deb, a junior high student, gains understanding about her family's problems through the kind words of an elderly neighbor, One-Eye Johnny.
Clay and Ida received awards at the UIL One-Act Play contest. Clay received Honorable Mention All-Star Cast and Ida received All-Star Cast. Congratulations!!
The cast of the play did very well. We would like to say GOOD JOB!!
Pictures of the cast and crew
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