Students in Mississippi School of the Arts’ theatre department, as well as literary, received awards at the Mississippi Theatre Association South Dramafest. The event was held at the University of Southern Mississippi. Chance Dabbs, a senior theatre student, received All Star Cast in a devised theatre piece.

Kerri Bland, a junior literary student, received first place for her play entitled “Normal Endings.” Victoria Jerde, also a senior literary student, received runner-up for her play entitled “Upper West Side.” Both students entered into the Playwriting Competition.

Congratulations to these students for their accomplishments.