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NO. R-130. JOINT RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE 1999 STATE DRAMA CHAMPION YOH THEATRE PLAYERS OF WOODSTOCK HIGH SCHOOL.

(J.R.H. 101)

Offered by: Representatives Anderson of Woodstock and Sweaney of

Whereas, the Yoh Theatre Players of Woodstock Union High School have impressed audiences both near and far as versatile and talented thespians, and

Whereas, their outstanding presentation of the Greek classic "The Bacchae" by Euripides, at the 1999 State Drama Championship so dazzled the judges that the Yoh Players were awarded their second consecutive state drama championship and their seventh in nine appearances at the state competition, and

Whereas, under the brilliant direction of their director Harriet Worrell, the Yoh Theatre Players consist of seniors Matt Ludwig, Molly Janicki, Lydia Gibson, Paul Sheperd, Nick Doolittle and Kate Austin; juniors Angie Boymer, Matt Benoit and Brendan Murray-Nellis; sophomores Jill Barr, Jeremy Kolb, Reid Chalker, Greg Dow, Ryan Dow, Tita Ferrick, Lindsay Hargis, Taylor Pape, Meriel Read and Danielle Ricci; and freshmen Adrianne Battiliana, Drew Comins, Cate Tiller, Cecily Stokes-Prindle and Leah Young; along with student crew members Kristen Clough, Allison Kennedy, Ryan Abraham, Oak Clifford and Nikki Bacon; and designer Mike Young, costumer Cheryl Larson and technical director Chuck Worrell, and

Whereas, members of the Yoh Theatre Players' Speakchorus have been performing a powerful dramatic work, "The Courage Zone," both in Vermont and elsewhere, that examines the trauma caused by various forms of harassment, now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That the General Assembly congratulates the Yoh Theatre Players on winning the 1999 State Drama Championship and wishes them continued success in their theatrical endeavors, and be it further

Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Harriet Worrell at Woodstock Union High School.