The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) and its student honorary organization, the International Thespian Society, are pleased to announce the participation of Rockwall-Heath High School’s Thespian troupe #7119 in Trick or Treat So Kids Can Eat. Trick or Treat So Kids Can Eat (TOTS EATS) is a national community service program for ITS-member schools to collect canned and dry goods for local charities and food banks.
Theatre students from Rockwall-Heath HS School collected cans on campus with other RHHS student organizations. On Oct. 28, RHHS theatre students delivered 1,021.5 pounds of canned goods to Toyota of Rockwall to help support their canned food drive for Rockwall Helping Hands food pantry. Through TOTS Eats, thousands of pounds of food will be collected across the state, giving organizations the ability to feed thousands of local people.
About the International Thespian Society
Founded in 1929, The International Thespian Society (ITS), is an honorary organization for high school and middle school theatre students. There are more than 3,900 affiliated secondary schools across America, Canada, and abroad. The mission of ITS is to honor student achievement in the theatre arts. High school inductees are Thespians and junior high/middle school inductees are known as Junior Thespians. ITS is the student honorary organization of the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA).
About the Educational Theatre Association
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is a national nonprofit organization with approximately 90,000 student and professional members. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education by: honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; supporting teachers by providing professional development, networking opportunities, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA operates the International Thespian Society (ITS), an honorary organization that has inducted more than two million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also publishes Dramatics, a monthly magazine for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, a quarterly journal for theatre education professionals.