Musical Scholarships 2020 Matilda

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Matilda the MusicalIt is closing weekend for the FHS Musical Matilda that has been playing to standing ovations.  FHS Musical closes  with one more performance Sunday  February 9th at 2:30.

The last Saturday the director committee presents scholarship and senior awards. This tradition was started in the early 1970’s with one scholarship and now FHS Musical offers 15 opportunities for Seniors to be honored.

This scholarship opportunity is unique to FHS Musical and was wisely established under Dr. Myrlene Kennedy.  These scholarships will be available to students once they enroll into College/University.  FHS Musical Each scholarship is endowed by a Musical Patron or former Musical family.

The FHS Musical 2020 under the direction of:
Kathy Powdrell, Director/Producer – Amy Thornton, Technical direction – Julio Sanchez, Pit Band Director, Michael Tyer and Melissa Smith, Vocal Directors and Kyndal Kennedy, Choreography awarded 17 scholarships for their performances, technical and orchestral work on this year’s 52nd Annual Musical.

The top scholarship is the Founder’s Scholarship established in 2018 to honor Musical Founder Dr. Myrlene Kennedy. This year we honored, for their outstanding performances, Senior Taylor Greny, for her outstanding performance as Matilda and senior Eric Jensen, for his outstanding performance as Agatha Trunchbull.

FHS Musical Directors are happy to present this year's awards:


Dr.  Myrlene Kennedy Founder’s Scholarship

Two

Taylor Greny

Eric Jensen

The Bette Hopper Scholarship

One

Anna McHenry

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The Gailya Harris Scholarship

Two

Brittany Harris

Thomas Massey

Best Supporting Actor

One

Robbie Hope

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Best Supporting Actress

One

Taylor Campbell

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Piano Lady Pit Band Scholarship

One

Caitlin Cordero

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The Kirkwood Family Scholarship: Male

One

Kyle Holcombe

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The Kirkwood Family Scholarship: Female

One

Jana Ryan

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The Straughn Scholarship

One

Ashley Adams

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The McLean Scholarship

One

Soleil Gignac

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Director’s Choice

Two

Margaret Otto

Emily Vu

The Powdrell Family Scholarship

One

Ethan Evans

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Mills Family Scholarship

One

Sadie Gilbreath

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Jeff Howison Lighting Scholarship

One

Meg Dodson

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Espirit de Corps

One

Keana Jazdyk

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