West Students Receive First Place Exemplary Rating at IHSA State Drama and Short Film Competition

Lincoln-Way West students Kaleigh Buda, Maddy Munch, and Evan Bonnema achieved a first place exemplary rating for their entry in the IHSA state drama short film competition. 

These three talented theatre students wrote, directed, acted, and filmed their own short movie to enter in the competition and wound-up placing 13th overall out of 36 schools! Director Kaleigh Buda and actors Maddy Munch and Evan Bonnema are the first students from West to enter this competition, and we couldn’t be prouder of such a talented trio! 

See below for a list of all students involved in the project: 

Kay Buda ~ Writer, Director & Producer, 

Jenna Dresden ~ AD/Crew,  

Sophia Jani ~ Crew,  

ACTORS ~ Maddy Munch, Evan Bonnema, Amanda Widstrand, Alexis Whitmer, Addyson Cuthbertson, Oliver Fennessy, Cynthia Sarcinelli, Nolan Adam, Dean Jenner, Taylor Wright, Gavin O'Keefe Sponsor Mrs. Connie Johnson

Congratulations to these warriors!