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One Act Play wins State

Members of the Mount Vernon High School One Act Play cast and crew relish in their victory on the steps of the McCullough Theatre on Tuesday, May 20.The Mount Vernon High School One Act Play won the 2A State Competition Tuesday, May 20 in Austin. The performance earned the highest possible ranking of 1-1-1 from  the judges.

Junior Grayson Pennington, portraying Archie Stern, the father and lead role in the play, was named Best Actor. He also received the Samuel French award, which is the highest achievable individual acting award anyone can attain at the UIL State level. For more details from the competition, see the May 29 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald. To see more picture from the play and their triumphant return back to Mount Vernon High School click here.