Katie Yaru Nominated for 2010 Cappies Award

Edited from OCRegister.com

Orange County Cappies, which celebrates high school theater through reviews written by student critics about student performances, has announced its critics’ nominees for its 2010 awards. About 30 schools participate in the program, attending and writing critiques of each others’ performances for publication at http://www.ocregister.com/education.

JSerra’s Katie Yaru has been nominated for the prestigious award of Lead Actress in a Musical for her performance as Maria in The Sound of Music. The program will announce awards at an Oscars-style gala in which nominated students perform live. This year’s Cappies gala will be held at 5 p.m. June 6 at The Grove of Anaheim.

Several JSerra students – Kate Brogden, Riley Diehl, Sharon Tengolics, and Lauren Zappas – were named as Commendees by Cappies.

Congratulations to these students, and good luck to Katie.