Congratulations to the Olympia High School casts of Group Interpretation and Contest Play. On Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the IHSA Sectional Contest held at Bellville West High School, the group interpretation adapted from the broadway musical "Dear Evan Hansen" placed first. Named to the All-Sectional Group Interp cast were Ethan Schopp, Grace Melick, Dylan Maris, Kristen Schuette, Mariah Maris, and Macy Walczer. Cast members Walker Spaulding and Mason Rousey received votes for the all-sectional cast. The drama entry of "The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey" placed second and advanced as well. Cast members on the All-Sectional drama cast included Walker Spaulding, Jasmine Anderson, Dylan Maris, and Bea Harbaugh. Other cast members include Mason Rousey, Danika Ford, and Kelsey Lessen.
The teams will compete Friday and Saturday, March 23 - 24 at the state contest held at the Peoria Civic Center.