Award Winners

Winners in select categories are rewarded with a $1000 college scholarship, which are provided by generous donors who recognize the benefits of this program and the impact musical theatre has on the lives of students.

2017

Best Musical: Birdville High School, Mary Poppins

Best Play: Byron Nelson High School, Macbeth

Best Male Actor in a Musical: Harrison Cram, Mary Poppins, Birdville High School

Best Female Actor in a Musical: Hannah Detrick, Mary Poppins, Birdville High School

Best Male Actor in a Play: Joe Caskey, Macbeth, Byron Nelson High School

Best Female Actor in a Play: Sydney Dotson, Dearly Departed, FWAFA

Best Male Supporting Actor in a Musical: Wyatt Saffle, Fiddler on the Roof, Colleyville Covenant Christian Academy

Best Female Supporting Actor in a Musical: Abby Ware, Mary Poppins, Birdville High School

Best Student Orchestra: Birdville High School, Mary Poppins

Excellence in Choreography: Samantha Salter, Carousel, FWAFA

Excellence in Sound Design: Emma Horn, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Byron Nelson High School

Excellence in Scenic Design: Rebecca Schelen & Hondo Garcia, Godspell, Richland High School

Excellence in Costume Design: Mattie Nguyen, Mary Poppins, Birdville High School

Excellence in Lighting Design: Korigan Born, Reid Pannell & Emma Marino, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Guyer High School

PREVIOUS AWARD WINNERS
2016

Best Musical: All Saints’ Episcopal School, The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Play: All Saints’ Episcopal School, Wit

Best Male Actor in a Musical: Joe Caskey, South Pacific, Byron Nelson High School

Best Female Actor in a Musical: Courtney Lynn Povero, All Shook Up, FWAFA

Best Male Actor in a Play: Ryder Hartsfield, The 39 Steps, FWAFA

Best Female Actor in a Play: Gabi Miranda, Dearly Departed, Nolan Catholic High School

Best Male Supporting Actor in a Musical: Ashton Miramontes, All Shook Up, FWAFA

Best Female Supporting Actor in a Musical: Kathleen Clum, Little Women, Fort Worth Country Day

Best Student Orchestra: Carroll Sr. High School, Young Frankenstein

Excellence in Choreography: Maddi Gunn, All Shook Up, FWAFA

Excellence in Sound Design: Nicole Butscher, Young Frankenstein, Carroll Sr. High School

Excellence in Scenic Design: Cliona Smith & Braden Anderson, Young Frankenstein, Carroll Sr. High School

Excellence in Costume Design: Ciara Smith & Alexandra Bramley, Young Frankenstein, Carroll Sr. High School

Excellence in Lighting Design: Logan Dean, All Shook Up, FWAFA

2015

Best Musical: FWAFA, Godspell

Best Play: Haltom High School, To Kill a Mockingbird

Best Male Actor in a Musical: Hayden Hart, “Jesus,” Godspell, FWAFA

Best Female Actor in a Musical: Hannah Allen, “Maria,” The Sound of Music, Colleyville Covenant Christian Academy,

Best Male Actor in a Play: Michael Gonzalez, “Atticus Finch,” To Kill a Mockingbird, Haltom High School

Best Female Actor in a Play: Avery Perkins, “Mrs. Abramowitz,” Coney Island Christmas,  Trinity Valley School

Best Male Supporting Actor in a Musical: Alexander Cook, “Judas,” Godspell, FWAFA

Best Female Supporting Actor in a Musical: Tori Tew, “Kala,” Tarzan, Carroll Sr. High School

Best Student Orchestra: Birdville High School, Once Upon a Mattress

Excellence in Choreography: Emily Anderson, Godspell, FWAFA

Excellence in Sound Design: Amelia Shelton, Godspell, FWAFA

Excellence in Scenic Design: David Walsh, Tarzan, Carroll Sr. High School

Excellence in Costume Design: Ciara Smith, Tarzan, Carroll Sr. High School

Excellence in Lighting Design: Sky Baese and Logan Dean, Godspell, FWAFA

2014

Best Musical: Creekview High School, Shrek the Musical

Best Play: Trinity Valley School, Metamorphoses

Best Male Actor in a Musical: Charlie H. Ray, “Sweeney Todd,” Trinity Valley School, Sweeney Todd

Best Female Actor in a Musical: Destinie Smith, “Donkey” Creekview High School, Shrek the Musical

Best Male Actor in a Play: Joey DeForest, “Charlie,” Lake Country Christian School, Flowers for Algernon

Best Female Actor in a Play: Ellie Hertel, “Beatrice,” All Saints’ Episcopal School, Much Ado About Nothing

Best Supporting Male Actor in a Musical: Micah Knupp, “Patsy,” Keller High School, Spamalot

Best Supporting Female Actor in a Musical: Courtney Harris, “Hortense,” All Saints’ Episcopal School, The Boyfriend

Best Orchestra: Grapevine High School, Hello, Dolly!

Excellence in Choreography: Halli Morgan, Mansfield High School, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Excellence in Scenic Design: Jamie Phanekham & Harley Clawson, Central High School – Keller, Into the Woods

Excellence in Costume Design: Elizabeth Homer, Mansfield High School, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Excellence in Lighting Design: Don Ton, Central High School – Keller, Into the Woods

2013

Best Musical: Grapevine High School, Chicago

Best Male Actor: Ben Allen, “Man in Chair,” FWAFA, The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Female Actor: Sarah Roach, “Velma Kelly,” Grapevine High School, Chicago

Best Male Supporting Actor: Alexander Cook, “Aldolpho,” FWAFA, The Drowsy Chaperone

Best Female Supporting Actor: Natalie Laboda, “Vi Moore,” Timber Creek High School, Footloose

Best Ensemble: Grapevine High School, Chicago

Best Orchestra: Grapevine High School, Chicago

Excellence in Choreography: Chelsea Branscum & Faith Savage, FWAFA, The Drowsy Chaperone

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Zach Jernstron & Stephanie Campbell, Central High School- Keller, Little Shop of Horrors

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Erin Seeton, Mansfield High School, The Drowsy Chaperone

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Jerome Lewis & Crystal Bollinger, Grapevine High School, Chicago

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Stormy Czupil & Kristi Salinas, FWAFA, The Drowsy Chaperone

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Nick Connolly, Keller High School, The Wedding Singer

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Scott Luke & Alden Bird, Grapevine High School, Chicago

 2012

Best Musical: Grapevine Faith Christian School, Godspell

Best Male Actor: Myles Phillips, “Horton,”  Seussical, Mansfield High School

Best Female Actor: Chloe Voreis, “Gertrude McFuzz,” Seussical, Mansfield High School

Best Male Supporting Actor: Phillip Antonine, “John Utterson,” Jekyll & Hyde, Grapevine High School

Best Female Supporting Actor: Kelley Norman, “Hodel,” Fiddler on the Roof, Trinity Valley School

Best Male Featured Ensemble: Reagan Murdock, Godspell, Grapevine Faith Christian School

Best Female Featured Ensemble: Kendall Lannin, Godspell, Grapevine Faith Christian School

Best Orchestra: Seussical, Mansfield High School

Excellence in Choreography: Megan Broussard & Chloe Voreis, Seussical, Mansfield High School

Excellence in Scene Design, Budget Level 1: Chris Norville, Fiddler on the Roof, Trinity Valley School

Excellence in Scene Design, Budget Level 2: Troy Evan Cooksey, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Colleyville Heritage High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Meredith Peebles, Seussical, Mansfield High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Christine Gale & Christina Maddock, Wonderful Town, Nolan Catholic High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Blake Manns & William Willoughby, Seussical, Mansfield High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Jason Picciano & Andy Polanco, Godspell, Grapevine Faith Christian School

2011

Best Musical: Into the Woods, Southwest Christian School

Best Male Actor: Chase Durrett, 13, Keller Central High School

Best Female Actor: Kylie Arnold, Side Show, Mansfield High School

Best Supporting Female Actor: Morgan McCourt, Into the Woods, Southwest Christian School

Best Supporting Male Actor: Caleb Pierce, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Grapevine Faith Christian School

Best Male Featured Ensemble: Geoffrey McPhail, Disney’s High School Musical, Colleyville Heritage High School

Best Female Featured Ensemble: Cheyenne Shreve, Into the Woods, Southwest Christian School

Best Student Orchestra: Birdville High School, Anything Goes

Excellence in Choreography: Mandy Foster, Anything Goes, Birdville High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Chris Norville, The Drowsy Chaperone, Trinity Valley School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Meagan Shugart, Anything Goes, Birdville High School

 

 

 

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Theatre Production Class, South Pacific, Haltom High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Mandy Foster & Alex Eddins, Anything Goes, Birdville High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Blake Manns & William Willoughby, Side Show, Mansfield High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Chris Norville, The Drowsy Chaperone, Trinity Valley School

2010

Best Musical (tie): North Crowley High School, Little Women & Birdville High School, Bye Bye Birdie

Best Male Actor: Andrew Gallop, Peter Pan, Keller High School

Best Female Actor: Molly Franco, Peter Pan, Keller High School

Best Supporting Female Actor: Stephanie Peterson, Peter Pan, Keller High School

Best Female Featured Ensemble: Paige Freedman, Fort Worth Country Day

Best Male Featured Ensemble: Zach Soliz, Annie, Mansfield High School

Best Student Orchestra: Birdville High School, Bye Bye Birdie

Excellence in Choreography: Jake Roan, Richland High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Charly Topper, FWAFA

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Sam Spofford, Bye Bye Birdie, Birdville High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Chryssy Sterling & Kate Walters, Central High School – Keller

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Elyssa Ketchersid, Richland High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Sam Spofford, Bye Bye Birdie, Birdville High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Matt McCallum & Alec Danz, Peter Pan, Keller High School

 

 

2009

Best Musical: Birdville High School, The Boyfriend

Best Male Actor: Patrick Thomas, Colleyville Heritage High School

Best Female Actor: Mallory Moser, Trinity Valley School

Best Male Supporting Actor: Mark Laird, The Oakridge School

Best Female Supporting Actor: Emily Meier, Colleyville Heritage High School

Best Male Featured Ensemble: Deontahvius Ford, Richland High School

Best Female Featured Ensemble: Catherine Helm, Trinity Valley School

Best Student Orchestra: Richland High School

Excellence in Choreography: Claire Cuny, Bianca Wugofski, Nolan Catholic High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Sam Spofford, Birdville High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Nick Belanger, Dillon Reynolds, Grapevine High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Gabriella Sewing, Emily Smith & Emily Sidler, Grapevine High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Colton Kingston & Heather Sturdevant, Colleyville Heritage High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Ryne Easen, Central High School – Keller

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Chris Camarillo, Richland High School

 

2008

Best Musical: Grapevine High School, Into the Woods

Best Male Actor (tie): Andrew Gallop, Keller High School & Patrick Thomas, Colleyville Heritage High School

Best Female Actor – Lili Froehlich, FWAFA

Best Male Supporting Actor: Erich de la Torre, Mansfield High School

Best Female Supporting Actor: Ramie Casebolt, Boswell High School

Best Male Featured Ensemble: Dinh Nguyen, Nolan Catholic High School

Best Female Featured Ensemble: Emily Meier, Colleyville Heritage High School

Best Student Orchestra: Grapevine High School

Excellence in Choreography: Lili Froehlich, FWAFA

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Rachel Daunis, Boswell High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Nick Belanger, Austin Hunt, Dillon Reynolds, Emily Smith & Lance Trachier, Grapevine High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Hayley Butler, Anne Harris, Lauren Sciarappa, Emily Smith & Lance Trachier, Grapevine High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Colleen Casey, Colleyville Heritage High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Katie Mayo & Caleb Weiner, Boswell High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Jonathan Burkholder, Ryan Savage & Joe Taylor, Grapevine High School

 

2007

Best Musical: Carroll Senior High School,The Pajama Game

Best Male Actor: Ryan Wood, Keller High School

Best Female Actor: Courtney Blackmon, The Oakridge School

Best Male Supporting Actor: Jimmy Verace, Juan Seguin High School

Best Female Supporting Actor: Michaelann Berry, Richland High School

Best Male Featured Ensemble: Cavanaugh James, Keller High School

Best Female Featured Ensemble: Claire Dalton, The Oakridge School

Excellence in Direction: Chris Yoli, Carroll Senior High School

Best Student Orchestra: Carroll Senior High School

Excellence in Choreography: Woodie Blackburn, Carroll Senior High School

Best Scenic Design, Budget Level I (tie): Thomas Grimsley, Mansfield Summit High School & Josh Sherman, Richland High School

Best Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Paige Hathaway & Amanda Hopkins, Carroll Senior High School

Best Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Karen May, Mansfield Summit High School

Best Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Sydney Casey, Colleyville Heritage High School

Best Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Colleen Harris, Colleyville Heritage High School

Best Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Steven Rheiner, The Oakridge School

 

 

2006

Best Musical (tie): North Crowley High School, Big River & The Oakridge School, Children of Eden

Best Male Actor:Kristopher Ward, North Crowley High School

Best Female Actor: Sarah Dickerson, Haltom High School

Best Male Supporting Actor (tie): Axel Severs, Trinity High School & Michael Sylvester, Haltom High School

Best Female Supporting Actor (tie): Courtney Blackmon, The Oakridge School & Kacie Smith, FWAFA

Best Male Featured Ensemble: Rashun Mann, Juan Seguin High School

Best Female Featured Ensemble: Katy Reiswig, The Oakridge School

Excellence in Direction: Bryson Mitchell, Juan Seguin High School

Best Student Orchestra: Haltom High School

Excellence in Choreography: Kayla Bean, Juan Seguin High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Nicole Barthel & Technical Theatre Crew, Trinity High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Morgan Lay, The Oakridge School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Leah Williams, The Oakridge School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Nichole Bowen, North Crowley High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Ryan Martin, Trinity High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Steven Rheiner, The Oakridge School

 

2005

Best Musical: FWAFA, Singin’ in the Rain

Best Male Actor: Jay Johnson, FWAFA

Best Female Actor: Taylor Wright, The Oakridge School

Best Male Supporting Actor: Ahmad Simmons, FWAFA

Best Female Supporting Actor: Stephanie Braswell, Juan Seguin High School

Best Male Featured Ensemble: Kendall Pinkney, Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts

Best Female Featured Ensemble: Courtney Blackmon, The Oakridge School

Excellence in Direction: Kathryn Childress, FWAFA

Best Student Orchestra: Juan Seguin High School

Excellence in Choreography: Jay Johnson & Ahmad Simmons, FWAFA

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Clay Hudson, FWAFA

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Jmac Richardson, The Oakridge School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Tate Ellis, FWAFA

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2 (tie): Rebecca Manis & Austin Musgrove, Haltom High School and Technical Theatre Class, North Crowley High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Technical Theatre Class, North Crowley High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Brandon Talkington, Haltom High School

 

 

2004

Best Musical: Arlington Heights High School, Pippin

Best Male Actor: Jeremy Dumont, Carroll High School

Best Female Actor: Ashley Arnold, Lamar High School

Best Male Supporting Actor: Jay Johnson, FWAFA

Best Female Supporting Actor: Katherine Broyles, Arlington Heights High School

Best Male Featured Ensemble: Kendall Pinkney, FWAFA

Best Female Featured Ensemble: Lindsey Matthews, Haltom High School

Excellence in Direction: Jacob Moriarty-Stone, Paschal High School

Best Student Orchestra: Carroll High School

Excellence in Choreography: Jeremy Dumont, Carroll High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Max Marquez & Ryan Reynolds, Arlington Heights High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Technical Theatre Class, North Crowley High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Megan Bunch, Grapevine High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Chance Blakely & Rachel Bowers, North Crowley High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Brandon Talkington, Josh Smith, Vincent Logozzo & David Stephens, Haltom High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Mike Jennings, Grapevine High School

 

 

2003

Best Musical (tie): Carroll High School, Les Misérables and Trinity High School, Lucky Stiff

Best Male Actor: Jordan Pratt, Lamar High School

Best Female Actor: Jennifer Parczewska, Trinity High School

Best Male Supporting Actor: Jeremy Dumont, Carroll High School

Best Female Supporting Actor: Abigale Gregory, Carroll High School

Best Ensemble: Trinity High School

Excellence in Direction: Kristin Ettinger, Carroll High School

Best Student Orchestra: Lamar High School

Best Crew: Trinity High School

Excellence in Choreography: Amanda Merrill, Whitney Horton & Bernadette Acuna, Fort Worth Country Day School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Nick Nassrallah, Carroll High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Max Marquez, Arlington Heights High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Mary Elizabeth Levy, Fort Worth Country Day School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Megan McClary & Alex Womack, Trinity High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Preston Burford & Paige Tritschuler, Carroll High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Gregg Fields & Bryan Harmon, Trinity High School

 

 

2002

Best Musical:  Arlington High School, Oklahoma!

Best Male Actor: Brian Carey, Grapevine High School

Best Female Actor: Ariel Furman, Kennedale High School

Best Male Supporting Actor: Paul Krick, Nolan Catholic High School

Best Female Supporting Actor: Liz Whittington, Arlington High School

Best Ensemble: Arlington Heights High School

Excellence in Direction: Krystal Mullins, Arlington High School

Best Student Orchestra: Arlington High School

Best Crew: Arlington Heights High School

Excellence in Choreography: Arlington High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Steven Rastatter, Mansfield High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Justin Dickman, North Crowley High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Laura Hess & Jessica Erwin, Mansfield High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Mandy Mier, Arlington High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Anela Leon-Guerrero & Adam Neese, Colleyville Heritage High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Justin Streitler, North Crowley High School

 

 

2001

Best Musical: Kennedale High School, The Music Man

Best Male Actor: Chris Davidson, Richland High School

Best Female Actor: Aryn Campbell, Haltom High School

Best Male Supporting Actor: Justin Sample, Arlington Heights High School

Best Female Supporting Actor: Candace Sampson, Mansfield High School

Best Ensemble: Arlington Heights High School

Excellence in Direction: Emily Dhority & Joanna Collins, Kennedale High School

Best Student Orchestra: Haltom High School

Best Crew: Haltom High School

Excellence in Choreography: Madolin McWherter, Jamie Hinton & Diana Devoe, Arlington Heights High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 1: Keller High School

Excellence in Costume Design, Budget Level 2: Stephanie Cantu, Arlington Heights High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 1: Mike Carlson, Keller High School

Excellence in Lighting Design, Budget Level 2: Nick Houfek, Colleyville Heritage High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 1: Mike Thomas, Keller High School

Excellence in Scenic Design, Budget Level 2: Technical Theatre Class, Colleyville Heritage High School