2017 Ray of Light Award Nominations

        Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play

 

  • Kyler Balliet in “Look Homeward, Angel”—Shikellamy HS

  • Malik Wertman in “Korsczak’s Children”—Muncy HS

  • Mitchell Young in “The Giver”—Montoursville HS

 

       Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play

 

  • Joclin Johnson in “Hiding in the Open”—South Williamsport HS

  • Trinity Miller in “The Curious Savage”—St. John Neumann Regional Academy

  • Gabriella Norman in “Little Women”—Midd-West HS

  • Katie Owens in “Anne of Green Gables”—Central Mountain HS

 

       Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Play

 

  • Izyah Gerlach in “Anne of Green Gables”—Central Mountain HS

  • Camden Hare in “Look Homeward, Angel”—Shikellamy HS

  • Gabe Heddings in “The Giver”—Montoursville HS

  • Orry Walter “Little Women”—Midd-West HS

 

       Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Play

 

  • Lydia Parker in “Anne of Green Gables”—Central Mountain HS

  • Rylee Peterson in “Hiding in the Open”—South Williamsport HS

  • Natalie Shoch in “Look Homeward, Angel”—Shikellamy HS

  • Mary Strein in “The Giver”—Montoursville HS

 

       Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play

 

  • Jeff Alvarez in “Anne of Green Gables”—Central Mountain HS

  • Nash Dawson in “The Giver”—Montoursville HS

  • Thomas Haftl in “The Curious Savage”—St. John Neumann Regional Academy

     

    Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play

  • Sacha Alvarez in “Korsczak’s Children”—Muncy HS

  • Tatyana Ford in “Look Homeward, Angel”—Shikellamy HS

  • Ashley Loss in “The Giver”—Montoursville HS

  • Sarah Pulver in “Hiding in the Open”—South Williamsport HS

     

    Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical

  • Chase Carpenter for “Cinderella”—Jersey Shore HS

  • Gordon Emick in “Cyrano DeBurgershack—South Williamsport HS

  • Sam Ferster in “Oklahoma!”—Line Mountain HS

  • Camden Hare in “Fiddler on the Roof”—Shikellamy HS

  • Quinten Martin in “Beauty and the Beast”—Midd-West HS

  • Gabe Newvine in “The Drowsy Chaperone”—Hughesville HS

  • Greg Shoemaker in “White Christmas”—Montoursville HS

  • Braden Ward in “Aida”—Troy HS

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical

 

  • Gabrielle Edmiston in “Beauty and the Beast”—Midd-West HS

  • Kaili Hannon in “The Wizard of Oz”—Benton HS

  • Katelyn Loss in “White Christmas”—Montoursville HS

  • Bailey Luna in “White Christmas”—Montoursville HS

  • Trinity Miller in “Honk!”—St. John Neumann Regional Academy

  • Abby Neamand in “Sister Act”—Warrior Run HS

  • Hannah Rankey in “Once Upon a Mattress”—Loyalsock HS

  • Christina Samar in “Cyrano De Burgershack”—South Williamsport HS

  • Stacie Simpson in “Aida”—Troy HS

  • Lydia Smith in “The Sound of Music”—Meadowbrook Christian School

     

    Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Musical

  • Sam Griffith in “Once Upon a Mattress”—Loyalsock HS

  • Rodney Lenhart in “The Wizard of Oz”—Benton HS

  • Devyn Parks in “Aida”—Troy HS

  • Orry Walter in “Beauty and the Beast”—Midd-West HS

  • Clayton Welch in “The Wizard of Oz”—Benton HS

     

    Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Musical

  • Heather Beveridge in “Fiddler on the Roof”—Shikellamy HS

  • Maddie Beyer in “Sister Act”—Warrior Run HS

  • Autumn Bohner in “Oklahoma!”—Line Mountain HS

  • Cecilia Brown in “Sister Act”—Warrior Run HS

  • Olivia Dunkle in “The Sound of Music”—Meadowbrook Christian School

  • Olivia Hanna in “Grease”—Central Mountain HS

  • Cecelia Huntington in “The Wizard of Oz”—Benton HS

  • Samantha Keegan in “Cinderella”—Jersey Shore HS

  • Breanna King in “Annie”—Muncy HS

  • Molly Nesselrodt in “The Drowsy Chaperone”—Hughesville HS

  • Noelle Reichard in “The Sound of Music”—Meadowbrook Christian School

  • Makenzie Shimko in “Once Upon a Mattress” –Loyalsock HS

  • Natalie Shoch in “Fiddler on the Roof”—Shikellamy HS

  • Sadie Wentzel in “Once Upon a Mattress”—Loyalsock HS

     

    Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical

  • Jeff Alvarez in “Grease”—Central Mountain HS

  • Johnathan Bromley in “Fiddler on the Roof”—Shikellamy HS

  • Dylan Garbrick in “Cyrano De Burgershack—South Williamsport HS

  • Nathan Herrold in “Beauty and the Beast”—Midd-West HS

 

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical

 

  • Katelyn Boyd in “Grease”—Central Mountain HS

  • Cassie Conklin in “White Christmas”—Montoursville HS

  • Viktoria Edkin in “Honk!”—St. John Neumann Regional Academy

  • Allaryn Smith in “Cyrano De Burgershack”—South Williamsport HS

  • Sadie Walshaw in “Oklahoma!”—Line Mountain HS

 

Student Design Awards

• Alexis Elgin, Kallie Koch, & Grace Filohoski for the Choreography of “The Wizard of Oz” at Benton High School

• Madison Losell for the Costume Design of “Hiding in the Open” and “Cyrano De BurgerShack” at South Williamsport High School

• Aaron Martin for the Sound Design of “The Wizard of Oz” at Benton High School

• Neveah Wertman for the Poster Design of “Korczak’s Children” at Muncy High School 

• Raven Shellman for the Lighting Design of “Hiding in the Open” and “Cyrano De BurgerShack” at South Williamsport High School

• Bridget Donahoe for the Design of the Emerald City Gates in “The Wizard of Oz” at Benton High School

• Cullen McDonald for the Lighting Design of “The Wizard of Oz” at Benton High School

• Sabrina Sinsel for the choreography of “Fiddler on the Roof”

• Ben Flick for the Sound Design of “Hiding in the Open” at South Williamsport High School

• Collin Machamer for the Program Design of “The Wizard of Oz” at Benton High School

• Viktoria Edkin for the Direction of "The Curious Savage" at St. John Neumann Regional Academy

 

Best Vocal Performance

 

  • “Beauty and the Beast”—Midd-West HS

  • “White Christmas”—Montoursville HS

  • “Fiddler on the Roof”—Shikellamy HS

  • “Aida”—Troy HS

     

     

    Best Choreography

  • “Beauty and the Beast”—Midd-West HS

  • “White Christmas”—Montoursville HS

  • “Fiddler on the Roof”—Shikellamy HS

  • “Aida”—Troy HS

     

    Best Play

  • “The Giver”—Montoursville HS

  • “Korsczak’s Children”—Muncy HS

  • “Look Homeward, Angel”—Shikellamy HS

  • “Hiding in the Open”—South Williamsport HS

     

    Best Small Scale Musical

  • “Grease”—Central Mountain HS

  • “Once Upon a Mattress”—Loyalsock HS

  • “White Christmas”—Montoursville HS

  • “Cyrano De Burgershack”—South Williamsport HS

     

    Best Large Scale Musical

  • “The Wizard of Oz”—Benton HS

  • “Beauty and the Beast”—Midd-West HS

  • “Fiddler on the Roof”—Shikellamy HS

  • “Aida”—Troy HS

 

Ray Phillips Memorial Trophy Eligible Schools:

 

  • Central Mountain

  • Midd-West

  • Montoursville

  • Muncy

  • Shikellamy 

  • SJNRA

  • South Williamsport