The Substance Abuse Council Of Indian River County
In The Service Of Others
William Tennison is pretty typical of most college students. He goes to class, studies for exams, has a group of good friends he hangs out with, and a part time-job. After graduation, the young man hopes to work for the Indian River County Sheriff’s Department.
What sets Tennison apart is his involvement with Deep Impact, a troupe of young people who tackle substance-abuse issues head-on with their improvisational skits, performing whenever and wherever they’re asked.
“The skits range from 30 seconds to maybe seven minutes and every performance varies. We’ve done it on a stage in front of about 50 people and we did it on a loading dock when the new Sebastian Publix store opened up,” Tennison explains.
Read the entire article in the Summer 2004 issue