Lomax Junior High School won second place with Androcles and the Lion at the Junior High University Interscholastic League One-Act Play Contest on Feb. 23 at Santa Fe High School.
Lomax Junior High School students Jonathan Flores and Casey Boriskie were named to the All-Star Cast, as was Jordan Davis-Vaughn of La Porte Junior High School. Earning Honorable Mention were Soul Schillaci and Natalie Nix of Lomax Junior High and Liz Blue of La Porte Junior High.
In addition, the Lomax Junior High crew and troupe received a technical award for "Most Creative Set Representation."
Other Lomax Junior High participants, under the direction of Andrea Angelo, include Martin Becknel, Marlyn Beltran, Elyse Benfer, Aleya Cook, Adriana Garcia, Kimberli Garcia, Makayla Jones, Grace Lassetter, Lila-Grace Martin, Shazeena Mohammed, Sam Peake, Rebecca Salinas, Parker Sodaro, Kimble Steadman, Rya Sweatt and Gabby Williams.
La Porte Junior High students, under the direction of Shawn Williamson, performed The Hobbit. Other members of the troupe and crew included Brett Bihm, Madeline Blagg, Justin Davis, Madeline Davis, Paisley Fernandez, Donavan Goins, Brandon Harris, Whitney Lopez, Alyssa Lunt, Mercedes Makus, Hanna Orego, Cole Robinson, Damien Romero, Corando Saenz and Jacob Sprayberry.
Students from Lomax and La Porte junior high schools represented La Porte ISD well at the competition, which also included productions from Friendswood Junior High, Santa Fe Junior High, McAdams Junior High and Blocker Middle School.