CHS theatre department celebrates with awards

Chipley High School Theatre Department celebrated the closing of
another season on Saturday, May 15 with a theatre banquet held at
GloriaÂ’s Cafe in Downtown Chipley. The evening began with dinner
followed by Chipley High School Director of Theatre Kevin Russell,
presenting numerous trophies and awards. 

following performers were selected by their peers to receive the
following trophy awards: Gabriel Jimenez-Best Actor 2021, Braden
Banta-Best Actress 2021, Hayden Pavlus-Best Supporting Actor and Male
Ensemble Member 2021, Sarah Bush-Best Supporting Actress 2021, Gracie
Lamb-Best Female Ensemble Member 2021, Jenny Davenport-Best Stage
Management 2021, James Cook-Best Male Newcomer 2021, Scarlette
Clark-Best Female Newcomer, Sawyer Cook-Best Technical Assistance 2021,
and Robert Kopinski-Best Cameo 2021.

 Russell also presented
students with creative paper plate awards depicting inside jokes,
quirks, and traits he had witnessed from the students throughout the
2020-2021 theatre season.

Clark was awarded the Outstanding Student Award for her unwavering
dedication to the theatre department throughout the theatre season. 

evening concluded with speeches from members of the senior class of
2020 and a “year in review” PowerPoint created by thespian officer and
2020 senior, Hayden Pavlus. 

Russell and the theatre department would like to say a special thanks to individuals and businesses in the community for showing their
support to the Chipley High School Theatre Department through
sponsorships, ticket purchasing, and various areas of production
assistance. The 2020-2021 Theatre season at Chipley High School has
officially closed and plans are underway for season 2021-2022 at Chipley
High School.

more information about the Chipley High School Theatre Department or
for information on becoming a season sponsor of the 2021-2022 season,
email Director of Theatre Kevin Russell, at
[email protected]