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All Temple Students Receive Medals at District Academic Contest

All six Temple students who competed in the UIL District Academic Speech Competition at Belton High on March 27 received medals, with two students winning their contests. Sereniti Patterson was the District Champion in Prose and Olivia Cabrera was the District Champion in Poetry.

Other Prose contestants included Sierra Amalbert (2nd place) and Genevieve Myers (3rd place). Other Poetry contestants included D'Andre Wright (3rd place) and Anthony Williamson (6th place).

The top three places in each contest advance to the Regional Contest at Baylor University on Saturday, April 13.

Pictured from left — D'Andre Wright, Sierra Amalbert, Coach Natasha Tolleson, Olivia Cabrera, Genevieve Myers. Seriniti Patterson, and Anthony WIlliamson.


Thespian Troupe #1966
Temple High School
Theatre Arts Department
415 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76504

Natasha Tolleson

Technical Director
Joe Lombardo

Theatre Instructor,
Lights & Sound Teacher
Kayla Stewart

YouTube (thespiansrus)

27 Years

Temple's UIL One-Act Play team has been the District Co-Champion for 27 years in a row (as of March 2019). No other UIL team at Temple High holds such a record.

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2018-2019 Highlights

Mrs. Tolleson Named a
TETA Educator of the Year

Texas Thespian Convention
All 8 Events Advance to
International Competition

Team Mask Making

Team Set Design

Nominee, Texas Thespian
Troupe of the Year (1 of 6)

5th Place
Baby with the Bathwater

Texas UIL 6A State Finals
One-Act Play Competition
(Out of 254 schools)

2017-2018 Highlights

Texas Thespian Convention
All 10 Events Advance to
International Competition
(More than any other troupe)

Texas Thespian Performance
of Wonder of the World

Texas Thespian All-Star
Troupe (1 of 10 in Texas)

Nominee, Texas Thespian
Troupe of the Year (1 of 3)

4th Place On the Verge
Texas UIL 5A State Finals
One-Act Play Competition
(Out of over 250 schools)

2016-2017 Highlights

Texas UIL Hair & Make-Up
Design (Division 2)

5th Place in Texas, Div. 2
UIL Dramatic Design Group

14 Students Advance to
International Competition

Texas Thespian Mainstage
3 Performances of Cabaret