On October 18 and 20, McIntosh High School Drama Program presented Frank Winters ‘Student Body’. All proceeds were donated to Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center. “Student Body “deals with a group of students trying to decide what to do with a video that appears to show a fellow student sexually assaulting another student. All ticket sales ($1700) were donated to Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center.
In addition to the ‘Student Body’ performances, presentations were given on some of the issues brought up in the play. Iain Hemenway & Katherine Mitchell, two cast members, stated the statistics on teenage alcohol use and the role it plays in sexual assaults. Chris Judy, Student Resource Officer at MHS, spoke on social hosting laws and parental responsibilities. A representative from Drug Free Fayette spoke about their programs to reduce underage drinking and drug use. Andrea Huguley, from Southern Crescent talked about the services they offer and what constitutes sexual assault.”
On Oct. 27, McIntosh performed in the regional one act competition. Student Body placed Second with Whiteley named Best Actress, Iain Hemenway Best Actor, Grace Kilgore Best Supporting Actress, and Emma Skaggs and Lydia Campbell named to the All Star Cast.