Members of Smith-Cotton High School’s Thespian Troupe #4261 have been wearing shirts from their performances every Thursday throughout March to raise awareness for Theatre in Our Schools Month.

Sedalia School District 200

According to the Educational Theatre Association, “The goal of TIOS month is to not only raise awareness inside the school walls, but … to share the story of the importance of school theatre with leaders, 'influencers,' policymakers, and all community members."

Sedalia School District 200

The troupe also put up a display outside the Dr. Harriet Wolfe Media Center at the high school.

The S-C Theatre Department will perform “Over the River and Through The Woods” April 7-8 in the Heckart Performing Arts Center.

Shown, from left, are troupe members Isabella Bryn Johnson, William Boggs, Sharra Gilger, Derrick Gilger, Jacob Carver, Chandler Gray, Chaz Satnan and Olivia Smith.