Recently California High School drama club created a video to enter the FOX 22 Project Glee contest. CHS was among eight mid-Missouri schools chosen to win a fine arts grant.
The competition required schools to create a video and write a short essay which described why they needed a grant for one of their fine arts program. The drama club received a grant for $2,400, first and foremost to buy costume racks.
"I'm really proud of the drama club students who sacrifice their weekends in the fall to create our entry," said Tiffany Brown, drama club sponsor. "I'm ecstatic that their hard work was rewarded with a win."
The plot of the video involves a fictional group trying to destroy the Drama Club by destroying their costume racks! Since the club only owns one. It shows them breaking into the storage trailer only to discover there is nothing to destroy. The video goes on to describe what drama club's activities. Then, they explain how they would use the money and why.
Ashlee Davis, drama club president said, "I was really exited to hear that we were one of eight winner in mid-Missouri. We put a lot of hard work in the production, and I'm glad it was recognized.
After the costume racks are purchased they plan to spend the remaining money on costumes. They will also purchase some basic character costumes, accessories and wigs that could be used in the future.