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 , 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 . 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 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

Vanessa Ruggiero

  • 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

    Dreams21 May 10, 2012 at 05:30 PM
    Also from Nazareth: Vanessa Ruggiero was nominated for Outstanding Perfromance by a Featured Dancer and Ryan Skerchak was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
    Jerry Brahm May 10, 2012 at 06:01 PM
    Yes, "Singin' in the Rain" was nominated in six categories in its first year in the Freddy Awards .. Congratulations to everyone involved!!


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