2018 Academy Awards & Senior Showcase
Posted 06/02/2018 03:09PM

On May 25, the traditional VCHS Theatre Department Academy Awards and Senior Showcase capped the year with fun and emotion. Nine Theatre and Musical Theatre students sang and danced for the last time on the Valley Christian High School stage, supported by the Theatrical Design & Technology students. After the showcase, Director Awards and Students' Choice Awards were presented, prior to the presentation of the Conservatory of the Arts Majors & Minors diplomas and honor cords to the 20 graduating seniors.

2018 Theatre Directors' Awards

Heart and Soul Award - for students who are dedicated to theatre during their time at VCS

Baillie Antunes
James Dean
Aaron Ellis
Stephen He
Isabella Morales
Kiana Papin
Aman Puri
Odessa Smith
Matthew Townsend

Limelight Award - for excellence in the pursuit of the craft of acting
Rebekah Risk
Catherine Cooper

Student who embodies the verse of the year: Micah 6:8
Technical Theatre - Aman Puri
Theatre - Anthony Freitas

2018 Student-Voted Oscar Awards
Best Female Ensemble Member: Rachel Harris
Best Male Ensemble Member: Kai Baird
Best Newcomer-Female: Katie Stahl
Best Newcomer-Male: Luke Elliott
Best Female Dancer: Sophie Ernenwein
Best Male Dancer: Jeremy Goei
Best Performance in a Brown Bag-Female: Coco Zhou
Best Performance in a Brown Bag-Male: Nicholas Cuevas
Best Male Vocal: Joseph Hall
Best Female Vocal: Belle Le
Best Supporting Techie: James Dean
Outstanding Achievement in Lighting: Jeremy Sharp
Outstanding Achievement in Sound: Cristian Twist
Outstanding Achievement in Stage Crew: Isabella Ouzye
Outstanding Achievement in Stage Management: Sophia Snycerski
Outstanding Achievement in Set Construction: Aman Puri
Best Student Director: Kiana Papin
Best Supporting Actress: Catherine Cooper
Best Supporting Actor: Jeremy Goei
Best Actor: Anthony Freitas
Best Actress: Belle Le 

2018 Conservatory Diplomas/Honor Cords
Theatre Majors
Baillie Antunes
Ashley Cardenas
Aaron Ellis
Grace Euerle
Anthony Freitas
Rebekah Risk
Odessa Smith

Musical Theatre Majors
Katie Cooper
Sophie Ernenwein
Belle Le

Integrated Arts Major
Aman Puri - Theatrical Design & Technology / Theatre Arts / Film

Theatre Minors
Isabella McCann
Isabella Morales
Shivani Naik
Kelsey Orlando
Kiana Papin
Sophia Snycerski
Savannah Stickel

Theatrical Design & Technology Minor
James Dean

Integrated Arts Minor
Hannah Theaker - Music / Theatrical Design & Technology

Seniors had the option of performing in the Showcase on May 25. The performers, from left to right:
Anthony Freitas, Rebekah Risk, Katie Cooper, Kiana Papin, Sophie Ernenwein, Belle Le, Isabella Morales, Odessa Smith, Aaron Ellis.





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