Two Mexico High School alumni are in the semifinal round of the Irene Ryan Scholarship at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
Riley Given and Kylie Yeast are competing in the regional competition in Des Moines.
They will compete next tomorrow (Tuesday) to see whether they will receive a regional scholarship,
The Irene Ryan Foundation awards sixteen regional and two national scholarships annually.
The foundation was established by Ryan, best known for playing Granny on the Beverly Hillbillies, before her death in 1973.