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2021-22 Troupe Officers

President — Colin Fowler
Vice-President — Natalie Greenfield
Secretary — Kelsi Seiter
Treasurers — Terry Austin, Holden Rounds, Rochelle Lopez
Historians — Sydney Fisher, Saniyah Galbreath, Skyler Gordon
Librarians — Ashli Hauersperger, Jayden Maiani, Michelle Boyles
Parliamentarian — Janice Cody
Photographers — Alivea Johnson, Emily Perkins
Ambassador — Hanna Prince
Guardian of Brontee, knock on wood — Sydney Fisher
Guardian of Neffie the gnome — Emily Perkins
Guardians of Tina the bunny — Colin Fowler and Natalie Greenfield

2020-21 Troupe Officers

President – Sereniti Patterson
Vice President – Genevieve Myers
Secretary – Kylie Burke
Treasurers – Daniel Salazar, Colin Fowler, Austin Madsen
Historians – Alivea Johnson, Julia Prather, Michael Rodriguez
Librarians – Jillian Knox, Carmel Ankrom, Terry Austin
Ambassador – Mimansha Shrestha
Parliamentarian – Cameron Hooper
Photographer – Kelsi Seiter

2019-20 Troupe Officers

President – Allie Quiroz
Vice President – Olivia Cabrera 
Secretary – Kylie Burke
Treasurers – Michael Jones, Torrie Culp, Genevieve Myers
Historians – Sereniti Patterson, Kerynn Eckenrode, Ricky Fontanez
Librarians – Daniel Salazar, Lauren Bruckbauer
Ambassador – Jonathan Equels
Parliamentarian – Morgan Madsen
Photographer – Mimansha Shrestha

2018-19 Troupe Officers

President – Sierra Amalbert
Vice President – 
Secretary – 
Treasurers – 
Historians – 
Librarian – 
Ambassador – 
Parliamentarian – 

2017-18 Troupe Officers

President – Bailee Poelker
Vice President – Callie Ortega
Secretary – Adara Felix
Treasurers – Michael Jones, Kaiya Fowler, Seth Little
Historians – Anaiya Harris, Isabel Poehlmann, Rebecca Alley
Librarians – Kerynn Ekenrode, D’Andre Wright, Gabriel Salazar
Ambassador – Robert Solar
Parliamentarian – Allison Quiroz

2016-17 Troupe Officers

President - Emma Tolleson
Vice President - Samuel Little
Secretary - Callie Ortega
Ambassador - Robert Solar
Treasurers - Andrew Tye, Dylan Prather, Gabe Fontanez
Historians - Bailee Poelker, Anaiya Harris, Adara Felix
Librarians - Nick Winkler, Kaiya Fowler, Arreyon Blocker
Parliamentarian - Keziah Fields

2015-16 Troupe Officers

President - Chase Yerkes
Vice Presidents - J'Kobe Stevens, Taylor Wilson
Secretary - Emma Tolleson
Ambassador - Robert Solar
Treasurers - Sam Little, Andrew Tye, Daniel Eshbaugh
Historians - Zach Elliott, Calypso Ortega, Bailee Poelker
Librarians - Keziah Fields, Nick Winkler
Parliamentarian - Derresha Webb

2014-15 Troupe Officers

President Chris Kleypas
Vice-Presidents Hannah Avery and Remy Kent
Ambassador Kassie Benner
Secretary Emma Tolleson
Treasurers Dana Lauchner, Matt Caldwell, Taylor Wilson
Historians Zoe Mischtian, Scott Searles, Morgan Thomas
Librarians Rosemary Winsor, Anyssa Torres
Parliamentarian Mikayla Craig

2013-14 Troupe Officers

President Josh Petersen
Vice-President Michael Guillen
Ambassador Jared Smith
Recording Secretary Dana Lauchner
Corresponding Secretary Morgan Thomas
Treasurers Carissa Breeding, Remy Kent, Chris Kleypas
Historians Hannah Avery, Mikayla Craig, Bonnie Langthorn
Librarians Hannah Gilmore, Eric Southerland
Parliamentarian Joseph "JoJo" Salas

2012-13 Troupe Officers
President Madeline Kleypas
Vice-President Spencer Tolleson

2011-12 Troupe Officers
President Gloria Matthews
Vice-President Maddie Kleypas
Ambassador Lexie Tankersley
Recording Secretary Josh Petersen
Corresponding Secretary Spencer Tolleson
Treasurers Alison Clifton, Cooper Quiroz and Emily Roeder
Historians Alex Anderson, Meredith Atkinson and Carissa Breeding
Librarians Bonnie Langthorn and Jared Smith
Parliamentarian Joel Williams

2010-11 Troupe Officers
Co-Presidents Kathryn Pasichnyk and Tyler Winkler (election result was a tie)
Vice-President Hannah Perry
Ambassador Joel Williams
Recording Secretary Emily Roeder
Corresponding Secretary Gloria Matthews
Treasurers Alison Clifton, Brooke Fader and James Roeder
Historians Ravin Jackson, Maddie Kleypas and Mikah Young
Librarians Meredith Atkinson and Josh Zapeda
Parliamentarian Reese Atkinson

2009-10 Thespian Banquet Awards
The annual banquet was held June 3, 2010 on the newly-renovated stage
Spirit of the Theatre Award -- Anya Godigamuwe
Outstanding Stage Management -- Anya Godigamuwe, Allison Mesecke, Samantha Sheffer
Outstanding Technical Theatre -- Alison Clifton, Brooke Fader, Ravin Jackson, Valerie Mobley, James Roeder, Lexie Tankersley, Evan Wright
Outstanding Performance by a Freshman -- Maddie Kleypas, Spencer Tolleson
Outstanding Performance by a Sophomore -- Gloria Matthews, Joel Williams, Mikah Young
Outstanding Performance by a Junior -- Reese Atkinson, Kathryn Pasichnyk
Outstanding Performance by a Senior -- Trenton Schneiders, Rachel Ann Stonestreet

2009-10 Troupe Officers
President Trenton Schneiders
Vice-President Samantha Sheffer
Ambassador Anya Godigamuwe
Recording Secretary Emily Roeder
Corresponding Secretary Gloria Matthews
Treasurers Shannon Graham, Rachel Ann Stonestreet and Brooke Fader
Historians Kathryn Pasichnyk and Mikah Young
Librarians Regan Allen and Josh Zapeda
Parliamentarian Joel Williams

2008-09 Thespian Banquet Awards
The annual banquet was held May 25, 2009 in the 9th Grade Cafeteria
Spirit of the Theatre Award = John Patterson
*Outstanding Thespian = Stephanie Scherer
*Happy Award (Best Outlook, Optimism, Team Player) = Chris Burrow
Outstanding Stage Managers = Chris Burrow, Samantha Sheffer, Sarah Jo White
Outstanding Set Construction = James Roeder, Morgan Sorley, Earl Pope, Tyler Winkler, Jared Straub
Outstanding Props = Regan Allen, Aliison Mesecke
Outstanding Hair & Make-Up = Shalyssa Wright, Annie Sorge, Mikah Young, Ravin Jackson
Outstanding Sound = Tori Hanks, Morgan Crozier
Outstanding Lights = Evan Wright, John McSpedon
Outstanding Costumes = Brooke Fader
Outstanding Set Design = Nathan Graham
Outstanding Costume Design = Sarah Jo White
Most Promosing Freshman = Joel Williams
Outstanding Performance by a Freshman = Gloria Matthews
Outstanding Performance by a Sophomore = Kathryn Pasichnyk, Shannon Graham
Outstanding Performance by a Junior = Rachel Ann Stonestreet, Dylan Johnston, Trenton Schneiders
Outstanding Performance by a Senior = Andrew Averitt, Rory Jones, Morgan Crozier, Kara Kasberg, Chris Burrow, Corrie Hermans, Stacy Henderson, Scott Ray, Joey Jaworski, Shalyssa Wright, Alexandra Tolleson, Emily Kleypas, Stephanie Scherer, Josh Wilder
*These two awards voted by troupe members

2008-09 Troupe Officers
President Stephanie Scherer
Vice-President Emily Kleypas
Ambassador Trenton Schneiders
Recording Secretary ___
Corresponding Secretary ___
Treasurers Nathan Graham, Stacy Henderson, and Sarah Jo White
Historians Alex Tolleson and ___
Librarian Anya Godigamuwe and Amy Greene
Parliamentarians Chris Burrow

2007-08 Troupe Officers
President Rachael Petersen
Vice-Presidents Megan Foster and Paula Maldonado*
Recording Secretary Emily Kleypas
Corresponding Secretary Stephanie Scherer
Treasurers Nathan Graham, Shivani Patel and Sarah Jo White
Historians Thumper Gosney and Alex Tolleson
Librarian Anya Godigamuwe
Parliamentarians Chris Greene and Samantha (Sam) Sheffer
(*December 2007 graduate)

2006-07 Troupe Officers
President Megan McSpedon
Vice-President Lane Cryar
Recording Secretary Megan Foster
Corresponding Secretary Stephanie Scherer
Treasurers Shivani Patel and Rachael Petersen
Historians Alex Tolleson and Thumper Gosney
Librarians Emily Kleypas and Lindsay Pechal
Parliamentarians Anthony Guillen and Cruz Ramos

2005-06 Thespian Banquet Awards
The annual banquet was May 20, 2006 on the main stage at Temple High.
Spirit of the Theatre Award -- Mitchell Greco
MacGyver Awards -- Zach Dixon and Cruz Ramos

2005-06 Troupe Officers

President Sarah VanWettering
Vice-Presidents Sarah Stuart and Mitchell Greco
Recording Secretary Angie Labaj
Corresponding Secretary Matt Major
Treasurers Priscilla Quinonez and Zach Dixon
Historians Sabrina Watkins and Kathryn Holley
Librarians Allie Johnson and Christina Ramos
Parliamentarian Scott Fader

2004-05 Thespian Banquet Awards
The annual banquet was May 21, 2005 at Dynasty Chinese Restaurant.
Spirit of the Theatre Award -- Chase Meyer
MacGyver Awards -- Sarah VanWettering and Chris Greene

2004-05 Troupe Officers
President Andrea Lindzey
Vice-President Sarah VanWettering
Recording Secretary Laura Chisum
Corresponding Secretary Mitchell Greco
Treasurers Priscilla Quinonez and Allie Johnson
Historians Mary Jacq Kirchhoff, Samantha Dunaway and Mandy Maxwell
Librarian Rebecca Naul
Parliamentarian Nathanael Dunaway



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

Kayla Stewart
Office 254-215-7278

Assistant Director
Evan Scott

Technical Director
Andy Reed

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30 Years

Temple's UIL One-Act Play Team has been a District Champion for 30 years in a row (as of March 2022). No other UIL team at Temple High holds such a record.

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2020-2021 Highlights

Texas Thespians:
18 Students Advance to
International Competition

State Champion:
Thespian Team Tech Design

Three Films Advance in
UIL Film Contest

Five State Qualifiers
in UIL Theatrical Design;
Group Wins Bronze Medal

District Speech: 10 of 15
Advancers were from Temple,
Two District Team Champs

UIL One-Act Play Student Body
Advances to State Meet
(5th Time in the last 6 Meets)
Final 8 out of 249 schools

State 2nd Runner-Up, UIL
Theatre Team Champions

2019-2020 Highlights

Texas Thespian Convention
Six Events Advance to
International Competition

Named a Texas Thespian
Outstanding Troupe (1 of 6)

Named Texas Thespian
All-Star Troupe (1 of 23)

Second Place in Texas
Team Mask Making

Performed Marathon Play
Wilderness for 500 people

UIL One-Act Play Mac Beth
District Champion. Contests
after district were cancelled

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)

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

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)