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Upper School Theater Students Recognized at MACY Awards
In addition to Tartans receiving 19 individual honors for the performances in Upper School productions, a number of students also performed at the event.
St. Margaret’s Upper School theater students had a big presence at the MACY Awards this weekend, which was held at the Cerritos Center for the Arts. In addition to Tartan students receiving 19 individual honors for the performances in Upper School productions, a number of students also performed at the ceremony.
Many of the students were honored for their work in the Upper School musical Mary Poppins. Among those was Chloe Thompson, who was awarded a MACY for Best Supporting Actress out of a category of five top nominees. As a finalist, Chloe also performed a medley from A Chorus Line with 20 other finalists from schools around Orange County.
Chloe also joined seniors Maddie Bendzick and Malcolm Matthew to perform a medley from Mary Poppins at the event. Also performing were Alex Kim and Gigi Policicchio, who were part of a 30-student performance that kicked off the night.
Achievement: Saba Farjami, Coco Johnson, Alex Kim, Mac Ullem
Bright Spot Award: Nick Clute, Radley Copps, Wyatt Fales, David Greuel, Lynden Kim, Sophia Kistler, Nideline Lagunas, Tessa Maryott, Jake Reeves.
The MACY Awards, short for Music and Arts Commendation for Youth, have been awarded to Southern California performing arts students since 1969. MACY directors and judges attend shows in Orange, San Diego, Riverside and Los Angeles counties to carefully select winners in a number of categories.
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