April 7, 2008
On Saturday, March 29, 2008 twelve students from St. Ignatius, Martyr, Catholic School traveled to Tyler, Texas to compete in the PSIA Area 6 One Act Play Competition. In Tyler they competed against 7 other schools from central, north, and east Texas. The students performed A Midsummer Night's Dram by William Shakespeare and cam in 4th place. Over 110 actors competed and our very own, Tomas Maia, won 1st place as Cast Superstar for his role as Puck, the mischievous woodland spirit. Two of Thomas's cast mates received Honorable Mention: Pilar Villanueva as King Oberon and Laura Gomez as Helena. The Cast for this year's competition consisted of Theresa Hodapp, Victoria Ysla, Antonio Garcia, Jillian Malone, Frances Hodapp, Matthew Vondrak, Jennica Totanes, Amanda Dugas, Patrick McCarthy, Tomas Maia, Pilar Villanueve, and Laura Gomez. Next year the team hopes to compete closer to home and best their fourth place finish.