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Park High School wins one-act play section competition, heads to state

Park High School's one-act play cast members and crew celebrate Wednesday after winning the Section 3AA competition, sending them to state. Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner

Park High School's production of the Greek tragedy "Antigone" took first place Wednesday night in the Section 3AA One-Act Play competition held at Park High School.

Park now heads to the state competition.

The other plays in the section competition were "Othello," performed by Bloomington Kennedy; "The Big Meal," by East Ridge High School, which came in second to Park in sub-section competition; "The Glass Menagerie" by Eagan High School, which came in second to Park in the section finals.

The win sends Park's cast to the Class AA (large schools) state tournament play festival on Thursday, Feb. 7, at St. Catherine College's O'Shaughnessy Auditorium. Performances begin at 11 a.m.

The Park play is directed by longtime collaborators Steve Estenson and Denise Atkinson.

Cast members include Troy Lowry, Elizabeth Rossow, Lexi Kleinschmidt, Lucas Lindstrom, Ben Jemie, Michael Harrison, Justin Hiemstra, Maddie Franz, Victoria Lennartson, Taylor Diedrich, Kadie Moberg, Hailey Klapak and Nate Jensen.

Technical crew members include Lisa Linn, Danielle Johnson, Kelsey Fox, Amber Kowalinko, Carlyn Lindstrom, Sarah Miner and David Link.

Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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