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One-act cast members receive contest honors

The Brady High School one-act play titled, “The Wonderful Tang,” placed fourth at the Sandhills Conference contest among eight plays on Nov. 9 in Hyannis.

Senior Tyler Egenberger, who plays Emperor TsoTso in the play, received the overall conference outstanding actor award.

Fellow senior Sawyer Burke, who portrays Tang, earned outstanding actor honorable mention.

Hyannis, Mullen and Cody-Kilgore took the top three placings, respectively.

Brady’s cast also participated in the Gothenburg Play Production Invite on Nov. 15 placing fifth among 10 schools.

Junior Dakota Terry, who plays the emperor’s wife Madame Tso, was named best overall supporting actress for the Gothenburg contest.

Egenberger received an outstanding actor certificate as well.

Ravenna took first at Gothenburg with “The Greek(ish) Myth of Marcyonome” while McCook was second and Gothenburg third.

Brady’s final performance will be at the D1-5 district in Holdrege on Nov. 30.

Participating schools are Amherst, Anselmo-Merna, Axtell, Bertrand, Brady, Elwood, Loomis and Wilcox-Hildreth.

The top-ranked play from each district advances to the state competition in Kearney on Thursday, Dec. 8.

Brady’s play director is Tonja Shaw with Susan Golter serving as assistant.