This should look very similar to the Speech and Debate staff,
because most of our staff coaches speech and debate!!
Name: Ivanna Fritz, Director of Theatre Department
Birthplace: Sidney, MT
College: College of St. Catherine - St. Paul, MN
Education: Fairview High School, MT, BSED Speech Communication, minor in English at College of St. Catherine; Additional Education: Central Washington University, Montana State University
Shows this year: The Tempest
Recent Shows: Romeo and Juliet (2007), Beauty and the Beast (2005), Saturday, Sunday, Monday (2004)
Education Related Committees: MFEA Education Committee Chairman and Founder, MATELA President, AMLA member, frequent presenter at MEA and other Educational workshops
Other: Language Arts Department Head at Glacier High., Assistant Speech and Debate Coach for Glacier High Teaches: 10 Honors English, Mythology, Speech and Media, and Speech and Debate Workshop, Trained as an IB and AP instructor
Family: Husband - Kirk Fritz owner/operator Mountain Mudd Espresso, HOF inc.; Anika (will be a 4th grader at Hedges); Aidan (will be a 2nd grader at Hedges)
Name: Greg Adkins
Birthplace: Livingston, MT
College: Montana State University--Billings (Formerly Eastern Montana College)Education: Flathead High (’86), BSED/Secondary Education in History, Communications, Forensics, Drama and Coaching Athletics at MSU-B, Additional Education: Central Washington University, City University
Shows this year: It's a Wonderful Life, Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon, Zink, Tape, Yesterday's Window
Recent Shows: Little Prince (2007), Mouse That Roared (2007)
Education Related Committees: MFEA Rules Committee, Montana NFL District Committee, MFEA/MHSA Hall of Fame Chairman, MFEA/MEA Education Committee, frequent presenter at MEA and other Educational workshops
Other: Head Coach of Glacier Speech and Debate, Teaching Speech & Media, Acting 1, Acting 2, Acting 4....Coaches Little League Baseball...Co-Designed FHS/GHS Theatre Curriculum...Involved in over 150 FHS Theatre productions...Trained as an IB instructor..Competed in Speech, Debate, Student Government, Journalism, Student Leadership and Baseball in college...Served on several Glacier High committees over the past two years, including Logo Selection, Building Design, and several interview selections.
Family: Son of Fred Adkins (Kalispell) and Mary Meister (Sioux Falls, SD). Wife Lori is fifth grade teacher at Peterson School. Two sons Brock (will be a 3rd grader at Edgerton) and MacGregor (3 years old).
Name: Sara Menssen
Birthplace: Kalispell, MT
College: University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho:
Education: Flathead High, Bachelor of Fine Arts Theatre Arts, Emphasis Lighting Design and Stage Management at University of Idaho, Additional Education: Flathead Valley Community College University
Awards/Honors/Accomplishments: University of Idaho Outstanding
Undergraduate from the Department of Theatre and Film (2007), Student
Theatre Organization Most Valuble Freshman (2005), KCACTF Certificates
of Merit (Lighting Design) for two consecutive years, Member/Finalist of
FHS Speech Championship Teams (03, 04), T.R. Richardson
Outstanding Speech and Drama Student 2004, FHS Valedictorian ('04)
Other: Theatre enthusiast ... Assistant Speech Coach GHS ...
Former student of FHS theatre ... avid reader ... quilter... lover of
outdoors ... the list really could go on forever
Family: Daughter of Paul and Anita Menssen (Kalispell), Sister of Joel
Shows this year: Tech Director of The Tempest; Tech Director of It's a Wonderful Life; Eleemosynary, James and the Giant Peach
Name: Ryan Motley
Birthplace: Woodland, CA
College: Vanguard University (Business Administration), Cosa Mesa, California
Education: Flathead High, Vanguard University, Cosa Mesa, California
Awards/Honors/Accomplishments: Graduated Magna Cum Lade from Vanguard University, Member of FHS Speech Championship Teams (03, 04)
Other: Assistant Speech Coach GHS, Involved in FHS theatre, Began International Non-Profit Company (Krochet Kids International), Enjoys Crocheting, Skiing, Surfing, Flyfishing, etc.
Family: Son of Scott and Kathy Motley, Brother of Jamesen Motley and Janessa Motley, Husband of Sara (Thompson) Motley
Shows this year: Porcelain and Pink, Tech Director James and the Giant Peach
Picture and more information to be added soon!
Name: Margo Sorensen
College: Western Oregon State College, 1994 Humanities
Education: Flathead High, Western Oregon State College
Other: Margo joined the FHS Theatre Department in 1995 to help with publicity and public relations. She has also worked behind the scenes with the technical side of the department. This year, Margo will work with BOTH Flathead and Glacier on Publicity and Public Relations. We're excited to have Margo bridging between the schools to "continue the tradition".
Family: Husband PJ, son Jonathon, daughter Bethany