WF performers honored at State
Three Packers earned honors at NDHSAA State Class A Plays, held April 4-5 at West Fargo High School.
Toni Gredesky, Wahpeton and Adam Pankow, West Fargo, served as event managers. Steve Stark, Fargo South HS, was named 2011 CSTAND Director of the Year.
Twelve Class A Schools brought performances to the festival. In addition to the group performances, students had the opportunity to participate in individual events. First- and second-place winners in the individual events include:
Duet Acting: First place, Erin Olson and Savanah Walseth, Fargo North; second place, Alexander Bertsch, Nathan Arel, West Fargo.
Solo Musical Theatre: First, Taylor Zako, Bismarck Century; second, Remington Lanenega, Dickinson.
Duet Musical Theatre: First, Damon Fichter and Brianna Baar, Dickinson; second, Kalyn Schnabel, Bethany Tompkins, Fargo North.
Costume Design: First, Sasha Seekins, Jamestown; second, Darcie Lujan, Dickinson.
Solo Monologue: First, Abbey Immer, West Fargo; second, Anna Gulsvig, Devils Lake.
Play judges also had the opportunity to award Superior Actor awards in each of the group performances. Superior Actor recipients include:
Fargo South: Jacky Arness; Andrew Montgomery
Bismarck St. Mary's: Kylie Rusch
Bismarck: Kristen Bjergaard
Mandan: Shelby Johnson; Eric Wanek
Fargo North: Chelsey Schmitz; Katrina Rudisel
Jamestown: Jace Erickson; Dakota Kaplan
Dickinson: Brianna Baar; Damon Fichter; Remington Lanenega
West Fargo: Abbey Immer; Chris Taylor; Sarah Arnold
Devils Lake: Ensemble
Bismarck Century: Ensemble
Wahpeton: Samantha Albers; Jesse Woodward
For additional information, please visit the NDHSAA website at www.ndhsaa.org/fine_arts/play.