Park Rapids heading to one-act section competition
Park Rapids Area High School claimed first in the one-act play 24A subsection contest Saturday with the performance of The Whole Shebang, by Rich Orloff. Laporte High School took second with "The Sandbox" by Edward Albee; six schools competed in the event, with Pequot Lakes claiming runner-up. The two schools will go on to the 6A Section contest to be held in Hawley Saturday. From the section contest of eight schools, the first place winner will go on to state. Cast and crew members include, front, Nathan Gebhard; seated, row one, from left, Rachel Fineday, Kelsey Adolphson, Eryn Simpson, Emily Schwartz and Natasha Shabaiash, seated, row two, Katie Johnson, Jenny Palm, Amanda Splittstoesser and Luke Swenson, standing, left, Tony Schmid, Jake Grimes, Sarah Schultz and Michelle Farlee, standing, right, Jason Dennis, Alana McKeever and Jacob Froelich, and top, Ben Pilkey, Brandon Hanson and Sean Hayes.