Hamilton students head to national drama competition

Two Hamilton High School students will advance to national competition after qualifying at the Wisconsin High School Theatre Festival.MaggieFlynnJoeDavila-web

Sophomores Joe Davila and Maggie Flynn were among the 17 Hamilton students who competed at state in La Crosse.They competed in the Thespian Individual category with Davila performing a monologue from the shows “Harvey” and “My Fair Lady,” and Flynn performing the solo “Journey to the Past” from the musical “Anastasia.”

Davila and Flynn are the first Hamilton students to qualify for national competition in the One-Act Contest. They will compete in June at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

Sarah Plamann, a music teacher at Maple Avenue and Woodside elementary schools, is the Hamilton theatre director.