Hershey Theatre’s 2022 Apollo Awards: Here’s this year’s winners

Pupils from 19 community and non-public faculties throughout central Pennsylvania collected at Hershey Theatre on this evening for the 14th once-a-year Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards, which recognizes neighborhood students for remarkable work in a significant school enjoy or musical.

All of the nominated pupils and educational facilities in each classification received a money scholarship. This yr, much more than $20,000 was dispersed amid 70 learners, according to a press launch from Hershey Theatre.

In the course of the awards clearly show, nominated students executed monologues and medleys from their respective productions.

Here are this year’s winners:

Outstanding Showcased Performer in a Participate in: Giselle Bartlett as Mitzi in “A Murder Is Announced” – Encore Dwelling College Productions

Superb Featured Performer in a Musical: Haylee Myers as Erma in “Anything Goes” – Camp Hill Significant School

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Engage in: Brendan Fritz as Ferris Jay in “The Curious Savage” – Elizabethtown Location Large College

Fantastic Supporting Actress in a Engage in: Emma Riethmiller as Dora “Bunny” Bunner in “A Murder Is Announced” – Encore Property University Productions

Fantastic Supporting Actress in a Musical: Morghan Norcott as Ursula in “Disney’s The Very little Mermaid” – Encore House University Productions

Fantastic Supporting Actor in a Musical: Callaghan Petrosky as Scuttle in “Disney’s The Very little Mermaid” – Encore Property School Productions

Superb Student Playwright: Caroline Sandman for “On Hold” – Bishop McDevitt Large School

Excellent Play: Central Dauphin East High College – “The Innocents”

Exceptional Student Orchestra: Elizabethtown Location Significant School – “Into the Woods”

Fantastic Dance Variety in a Musical: Encore House Faculty Productions – “Positoovity” from “Disney’s The Little Mermaid”

Superb Guide Actress in a Participate in: Abigail Foran as Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie in “Steel Magnolias” – Lower Dauphin Substantial University

Remarkable Lead Actor in a Play: Mohan Lall as Juror #3 in “12 Indignant Jurors,” Defense Forged – Milton Hershey Faculty

Fantastic Lead Actress in a Musical: Audrey Meyers as Sarah Brown in “Guys and Dolls” – Lower Dauphin Superior Faculty

Exceptional Guide Actor in a Musical: Adam Heineman as Sam Wheat in “Ghost the Musical, Little Solid Edition” – Dauphin County Complex College

Outstanding Musical: Encore Household Faculty Productions – “Disney’s The Minor Mermaid”

In addition, the adhering to students ended up honored with the Spirit of Theater Award for their initiatives off stage throughout a specific enjoy or musical creation:

Spirit of Theater Award – Plays

  • Bryan Gregorits, Bishop McDevitt Superior School
  • Nate Ebeling, Camp Hill High College
  • Ellie Mohn, Central Dauphin East Large Faculty
  • Hailey Donovan, Cumberland Valley Superior University
  • Mackenzie Kreiser, Dauphin County Technological College
  • Apollo Hawley, Donegal Significant Faculty
  • Emma Weaver, Elizabethtown Spot Substantial College
  • Abigail Riethmiller, Encore Home Faculty Productions
  • Kristen Ajala, Reduced Dauphin High School
  • Clara Breidenstine, Reduce Dauphin High College
  • Landon Haynes, Milton Hershey University
  • Jacob Wagers, Palmyra Area Higher Faculty
  • Natalya Burke, Susquehanna Township Higher Faculty
  • Bryant Rohrer, Susquenita Significant Faculty

Spirit of Theater Award – Musicals

  • Leilani Neal Bishop McDevitt Substantial University
  • Miranda Mercer Camp Hill Substantial College
  • Olivia Fisher Capital Place School for the Arts
  • Abigail Hare Central Dauphin Higher College
  • Austin Hobbs Central Dauphin East Higher Faculty
  • Nick Lopez Dauphin County Specialized School
  • Austin Barrick Donegal Higher University
  • Emma Martin Elizabethtown Location Substantial Faculty
  • Ceinwyn Erb Encore Household School Productions
  • Cassian Neeb Greenwood Large Faculty
  • Morgan Bennage Harrisburg Christian School
  • Kate Hanft Lower Dauphin Superior College
  • Javannah Miller Milton Hershey School
  • Jessica Shaffer Mount Calvary Christian Faculty
  • Grace Duong Palmyra Region Substantial Faculty
  • Zion Wilson Susquenita Higher Faculty
  • Madeline Magee West Perry Significant Faculty

This year the Apollo Awards released a new, $1,000 scholarship, the Tony Measley Student Scholarship, named in honor of co-founder and longtime producer Tony Measley. Candidates for the scholarship are nominated for heading earlier mentioned and over and above in their involvement with large faculty theater. The scholarship went to Jaden Kitner, a West Perry Substantial Faculty senior.