The first Educational Drama Association Contest was held on October 8, 2016 at South Park Middle School.
Vincent students Amaya Hall, Sydni Jones and Kaleigh Gaspard received an Excellent rating in Group Mime. Amaya Hall and Sydni Jones received an Excellent rating in Group Acting. India Piper competed in Prose and was rated Good.
Roshanda Plowden competed in every individual event and helped lead Vincent to a 2nd place victory. She ranked Superior in Poetry, Humorous Monologue, Storytelling, and Dramatic Monologue. She also received an Excellent rating in Individual Mime, and Prose. (Photo above: Vincent students Roshanda Plowden, India Piper, Sydni Jones, Amaya Hall and Kaleigh Gaspard)
Ozen's Pride Theatre (photo below) won first place in the high school division. Andr'e Hankerson, Ryan Pinkney, Jamal Harris, Jessica Ayala, and Tatiana Broussard all qualified for the state contest in Spring 2017.