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Local students will walk red carpet in Ray of Light awards

By Staff | May 9, 2018

Every year the Ray of Light awards are presented at the Community Arts Center. For ten years students have been honored for their performances in high school musicals and plays and a red carpet is rolled out to give them the Hollywood appeal for their timeless talent and devoted hours.

The award celebration is sponsored by the Community Theatre League and will be given on May 19 starting at 2 p.m.

The ceremony will be open to the public and patterned after the Grammy Awards.

The following local students out of ten participating schools are the nominees:

Hughesville High School

Sam Benamati – Best Cameo Role in a Play “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon”

Trey Pachucki as multiple roles in “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon”

Shelly (Alexandria) Robbins in Best Cameo Role as LeFou in Beauty & the Beast

Gabe Newvine – Best Supporting Actor as Cogsworth in “Beauty & the Beast”

Olivia Karschner – Best Supporting Actress in The Brothers Grimm

Gabe Newvine – Best Supporting Actor in “Bothers Grimm”

Eric Karschner- Best Lead Actor as Narrator 2 in “The Brothers Grimm”

Jacob Reynolds – Best Lead Actor in “Beauty & The Beast”

Best Ensemble Work in a Play HHS production of “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon”;

Best Small-Cast Musical HHS production of “Beauty and the Beast”;

Best Small-Cast Play HHS production of “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon.”

Muncy Junior/High School

Megan Holmes – Best Costume Design for “A Gift to Remember”

Kiley Nierzwicki – Best Choreography for “High School Musical”

Sacha Alvarez – Best Performance in a Cameo Role as Pam in “A Gift to Remember” and Best Lead Actress as Gabriella Montez in “High School Musical”

Emma Hogan – Best Performance in a Cameo Role as Taylor McKessie in “High School Musical”

Breanna King – Best Performance in a Cameo Role as Kelsi Nielson in “High School Musical” and Best Supporting Actress as Elise in “A Gift to Remember”

Collin Smist – Best Supporting Actor as Len in “A Gift to Remember”

Best Large-Cast Play – “A Gift to Remember”