Participating students included, pictured from left to right, front: Aleah Cutshall, Sydney Randall, LaRose Nicolas, Emma Lostutter; second row: Andy Holcroft, Camryn Livingston, Claire Lostutter; third row: Eli Jones, Casey Williams, Bryce Teater; back: Elijah Gould and Adam Norris. (Staff photo by Brett Eppley/beppley@madisoncourier.com)
Participating students included, pictured from left to right, front: Aleah Cutshall, Sydney Randall, LaRose Nicolas, Emma Lostutter; second row: Andy Holcroft, Camryn Livingston, Claire Lostutter; third row: Eli Jones, Casey Williams, Bryce Teater; back: Elijah Gould and Adam Norris. (Staff photo by Brett Eppley/beppley@madisoncourier.com)
Madison Consolidated High School theater students were honored for their excellence during Saturday’s Playfest event at Hanover College.

MCHS students were joined by students from other regional high schools, including Louisville’s Atherton High School and Youth Performing Arts School and Indiana’s Carmel High School.

Students performed short original plays or selections from more well-known pieces. Performances were directed by students.

Madison Theatre performed a selection from Moises Kaufman’s “The Laramie Project,” and were awarded with the event’s $500-winning top honor for Best of Show.

Director Casey Williams received the outstanding stage manager award and Adam Norris received outstanding actor.

Prize money from the event, funded by Hanover College President Lake Lambert, will go to support Madison Theatre costs.