York College hosted a one-act play festival on November 4 for five area high schools. More than a hundred students participated in this inaugural event, held in the Bartholomew Performing Arts Center. This exhibition event for competitive One-Act participants provided an opportunity for practice and feedback ahead of the competition season. While it was not a formal competition, awards were presented for some categories:

Award Winners

Best Overall Actor -- Hunter Miller as Long John Sliver – Cross County
Best Overall Actress -- Kortney Godejohn as Bluebird Student – Shelby-Rising City

Honorable Mention Awards

The Great Nursing Home Escape – Bruning-Davenport
  • Kameron Dickson as Albert
  • Faith Stengel as Stella
  • Mashaya Dierking as Marge

Thank You For Flushing My Head in the Toilet – Shelby-Rising City
  • Jaydon Pavel as Achilles
  • Brenna Houdersheldt as Helen

A Pirate’s Life For Me – Cross County
  • Katie Breshanah as Sarah Huffington/Pirate Queen
  • Bailey Pinkelman as Captain Bluebeard
  • Mackinzie Cole as Dandy

Crazy Sevens – Shickley
  • Caitlin Mosier as an Elf
  • John Alfs as a Tooth Fairy

Feed the Whales: The Saga of the Boy Band Oreo – Hampton
  • Caleb Dowling as Roger
  • McKenzie Doty as Inga
  • Treavar Pekar as Joaquin