Ike students earn almost $1 million in scholarship offers at Thespian Festival
Ike students earn almost $1 million in scholarship offers at Thespian Festival
Posted on 12/19/2019
Logo for Thespian Festival Over December 12-14, 2019, Eisenhower High School Drama students participated in the annual Michigan Thespian Festival. 

Approximately 1600 students from across the state of Michigan attended. 32 Ike students went to festival.

The students participated in individual event competitions, watched and supported each other during their performances, and attended theatre workshops in this educational environment.  In addition, they had the opportunity to meet with college representatives from Michigan and surrounding states.

In the Individual Event categories:
Students performed or presented in front of a panel of 3 judges and received a rating of  Fair, Good, Excellent, or Superior.

Our students participated in 11 total events

Rei Morina-Ago – Duet Musical Theater
Tristan Cacchione- Duet Musical Theater
Jack Sanitate (2 events)- Solo Musical Theater, Duet Musical Theater
Sydney Townsend (2 events)- Duet Musical Theater, Solo Dance
Clara Schmidt (2 Events)- Costume Construction, Costume Design
Madelyn Balog- Monologue

Alexia Allagreen- Solo Dance, Group Musical
Tristan Cacchione-Group Musical
Maria DiPonio-Group Musical
Greg Kish- Group Musical
Rei Morina-Ago- Group Musical
Mitchell Williams- Group Musical
Emily Unsen- Group Musical
Madelyn Balog- Group Musical
Oliva Steele- Group Musical, Monologue
Carly Irwin- Group Musical, Duet Acting
Amber Ren- Duet Acting
Samantha Ludwig- Make up Design, Duet Acting
Isabel Hafner- Sound Design
Faith McGuire- Scenic Design, Group Musical
Lily Meyers- Group Musical
Jackson Sheridan- Group Musical
Connor Kline- Group Musical
Jackson Sheridan- Group Musical
Marian Terenzi- Group Musical, Duet Acting
Erin Abell- Group Musical
Addisyn Tokarz- Group Musical
Alayna Bolda- Group Musical, Solo Musical
Mitchell Williams- Group Musical

Total Awards:  8 Superior Awards
9 Excellent Awards

Around 30 colleges and universities were present to judge and offer scholarships to participating seniors. 

In total, the college made offers to students totaling over 25 million dollars.

From Eisenhower High School, 4 seniors audition for scholarships in musical theatre, 1 in acting, and 2 for technician scholarships.

Students receiving Scholarships are as follows:

Alexia Allagreen (Musical Theater): $81,000
Tristan Cacchione: (Musical Theater): 82,000
Isabel Hafner: (sound Design) 243,000
Samantha Ludwig: (Acting) 272,000 (including full ride to a university)
Satbir Mangat (Sound Design) 62,000
Dominic Parziale: (Musical Theater): 84,500
Addisyn Tokarz: (Musical Theater) 124,500

Total Scholarship money: $949,080.00