NORFOLK— They may have come up just short in 2019, finishing runner-up at the NSAA Play Production State Championships, but in 2020, the Arnold play production team is state champions! According to the NSAA, Arnold and Chambers tied with 177 points, but Arnold was able to take the top spot earning first-place votes from two of the three judges.
With their ninth appearance at the State Championships, this is the first state championship in school history and, according to the NSAA, the first time an individual has been awarded for their outstanding performance. In 2019, Arnold was awarded the Outstanding Technical Crew, but this year Colbi Smith was awarded the Outstanding Male Performer.
2020 NSAA State Play Production Championships- Class D2:
- Arnold, “Elephant’s Graveyard” (Abridged Version)”-177
- Chambers, “The Empress’s New Clothes”-177
- St. Mary’s, “Two Fronts”-171
- St. Edward, “The Pied Piper”-168
- Dorchester, “It’s Not You, It’s Me”-165
- Hyannis, “The Internet is Distract-Oh Look a Kitten”-161