Students Earn Honors in Barter Festival
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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Three Volunteer students from Mr. Barton's AP English classes placed in the top 8 in this year's Barter Theater Young Playwright's Festival. Jacob Stewart's play Not Your Average Date placed 3rd in the competition; Kris Herrell and Braydon Ragsdale's play The Journey received Honorable Mention. Both plays were performed by The Barter Players during the festival for crowds from all over Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. There were 396 plays entered into the competition, and over 600 playwrights submitted work. This is the first year Volunteer participated in the festival.

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