St. Mary's was deemed the champion on Tuesday, November 17 at the Niobrara Valley Conference West One-Act competition with their performance of "And A Child Shall Lead." West Holt received runner-up with "The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza."
Nine schools competed in the contest:
1st St. Mary's - "And a Child Shall Lead"
Outstanding Performance: Paige Gaughenbaugh, Jayde Rosenkrans, Karissa Nichols, Kim Schneider, Ellery Butterfield, Cole Gaughenbaugh, Kevin Butterfield, Marcus Schneider, Casey Vandersnick, Jacob Pongratz
2nd West Holt - "The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza"
Outstanding Performance: Sierra Hansen, Dani Laible, Christa Wentworth, Jenae Osborne, Devon Dohrman, Blake Hilkemeier, Brent Lemmer, Seth Wentworth, Shayden Neptune, Jayden Reiman, Jake Judge
3rd Chambers - "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever"
Outstanding Performance: Tami Jo Marcellus, Starlea Dawn Bowen, Molly Lambert, Jacie Laetsch, Dawn Klabenes, Kenade Tomjack, Devyn Thor, Jacob Green, Landon Crabtree
4th Lynch - "It's Cold in Them Thar Hills"
Overall Best Actress: Keely Black
5th West Boyd - "The Penny Dreadfuls"
6th Stuart - "Auschwitz Lullaby"
Outstanding Performance: Hailey Paxton, Kennison Kunz, Tate Schmaderer, Jaden Schafer, Matt Dickau
7th Rock County - "Imperfect Proposal"
8th Keya Paha - "Just A Stage He's Going Through"
Overall Best Actor: Kevin Udd
9th Wheeler Central - "Miss Polly's Institute for Criminally Damaged Young Ladies Puts On A Show"
Outstanding Performance - Shelby Castor, Zane Patrick, Regan Dierks, Daneecia Thorin, Connor Croxen, Carter Croxen