High school actors ham it up at district level
Thirteen area schools competed in the annual District I acting contest for the Tennessee High School Speech and Drama League (THSSDL).
The event was hosted in March at Arlington High School. Mid-South schools participating included:
- Arlington High
- Bartlett High
- Bolton High
- Cordova High
- Collerville High
- Germantown High
- Houston High
- Overton High
- Madison Academic
- Sacred Heart of Jesus
- St. Mary’s
- St. Benedict at Auburndale
- St. George’s Independent School
The students who advanced to state competed in Brentwood, Tenn., on April 11-12. THSSDL district competition includes categories for extemporaneous speaking, solo acting, one-act plays, interpreters, and theater and public debate.
Any high school or secondary school in the state can join THSSDL by paying the membership fee and completing a form. For details, go online to http://www.tnhssdl.org/ email Dr. Mike Gotcher, executive director, at email@example.com.