Nazareth H.S. Gets its First Freddy
Katie Fritchman of Nazareth Area High School wins a student achievement award in the 10th Annual Freddy Awards, and the school was nominated in six other categories.
In the first year the school has participated in the Freddy Awards, Nazareth Area High School won a Freddy before the ceremony even took place.
Katie Fritchman of Nazareth Area High School won a student achievement award for her role in school's production of Singin' in the Rain. It was announced at noon today on WFMZ Channel 69.
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The actual ceremony will be broadcast live May 24 at 7 p.m. from the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton by WFMZ. As part of the pre-show, Fritchman will be interviewed about her achievement. Along with the award, Fritchman earned an internship at The Express-Times.
This is the first year Nazareth has participated in the Freddy Awards. The school had chosen not to participate previously, mostly because it had issues with the judging process.
A complete list of nominees is attached. Nazareth's production has been nominated in these categories:
- Outstanding Performance by a Featured Dancer
- Outstanding Small Ensemble Performance
Ryan Skerchak, Zack Esposito, Mikaela Esposito, “Good Morning”
- Outstanding Choreography
- Outstanding Featured Performance by an Actress
Tess Hamsher as Lina Lamont
- Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Mikaela Esposito as Kathy Seldon
- Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Ryan Skerchak as Don Lockwood