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Winners Announced, Two Student Plays to be Performed

3/2/2010 —

Four students were named winners in Penn State York’s second annual play writing competition sponsored by the campus’ Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center).  Winners are Brandon Cwalina, for “Dinner at Six;” Chad Eichelberger, for “All in a Day's Work;” Amber Royster, for “Set Free;” and Lizzet Yanez, for “A Promotion.”  Each student received $125.  Plays of 10-30 minutes were accepted.

Two of the plays, “All in a Day’s Work” by Elchelberger and “A Promotion” by Yanez, are being performed on March 3, 4, and 5 at noon in room 114 (lower level) of The Pullo Center.  The shows are free and open to the public.

Cwalina is an education major from New Freedom; Eichelberger is an earth and mineral science major from Mount Joy; Royster is in the division of undergraduate studies from York; and Yanez is a business administration major from York.

According to Stuart Stelly, Ph.D., instructor in English and director of the theatre program at Penn State York, the competition is an excellent way to encourage students to write and take part in the theatre program.

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