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Cappies Nominations Announced

Highlands High School receives 23 nominations for spring musical and critics


The high school Critics and Awards Program known as Cappies has announced the 2018-19 season nominees, and Highlands High School has received 23 nominations for their spring musical of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.  Nominees will be recognized at the end-of-year gala held at the Aronoff Center for the Arts in downtown Cincinnati on Thursday, May 23, at 7pm where winners will be announced.

Congratulations to the following Highlands’ nominees and their director Jason Burgess.

  • Up and Coming Critic - Juli Russ
  • Best Female Critic - Lin DeGraaf
  • Best Female Critic - Izzy Moses
  • Best Critic Team
  • Top Critique - Lin DeGraaf
  • Marketing and Publicity - Sophia Gamble, Mattie Melson, and Crew
  • Sound - Steve Lang, Maddi McIntosh, Liam Morris, and Crew
  • Props - Sydney Earle, Jonah Fessler, Tessa Killen, and Crew
  • Lighting - David Dierig, Austin Paolucci, Miles Sower, and Crew
  • Costumes - Annie Perkins, Thaddy Sieverding, Haley Whitt, and Crew
  • Sets - Allison Bertasso, Daniel Broomall, Lily Shamblin, and Crew
  • Creativity (Directing) - Vicky Alcorn and Tammy Sanow
  • Stage Management and Crew - Stella Fahlbusch, Olivia Greenwell, Eleanor Todd, and Crew
  • Featured Actress in a Musical - Lillian Reynolds
  • Female Dancer - Lizzy Roeding
  • Comic Actress in a Musical - Izzy Moses
  • Comic Actor in a Musical - Grant Sower
  • Supporting Actress in a Musical - Maggie Seibert
  • Supporting Actor in a Musical - Braxton Broering
  • Lead Actress in a Musical - Zoe Zoller
  • Lead Actor in a Musical - Hank Slaby
  • Best Song - Pandemonium
  • Best Musical - 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


For more information on the Cappies program, visit www.cappies.com or visit the Highlands Theatre Department’s website atwww.highlandstheatre.com.

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