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LMHS Fine Arts Award Winners Announced

A long-time spring tradition at LMHS is the annual Fine Arts Awards Ceremony and Thespian induction. This year, the event has been postponed until a later date.

However, one key element of the evening is the presentation of the Linn-Mar Fine Arts Awards. The officers of Linn-Mar Thespian Troupe 680 attend each play throughout the year, and they nominate actors and techies in multiple categories.

This year, the troupe voted from home electronically and the following winners were chosen.

Best Female Lead – Ruthie Gustason as “Dr. Vivian Bearing in Wit

Best Male Lead – Cavan O’Hara as “Mr. E.S. Solvedd” in Alibis

Best Make Supporting Role – Isaac Langley as “Mufasa” in The Lion King, Jr.

Best Female Supporting Role – Tanairi Narvaez as “Nala” in The Lion King, Jr.

Best Male Character Role – Will Shaheen as “Timon” in The Lion King, Jr.

Best Female Character Role – Precious Kimbrough as “Zazu” in The Lion King, Jr.

Best Technical Contribution – Sydney Williams

Best Freshman Techie – Lily Haas

Best Freshman Actor – Will Shaheen

Best Villain – Megan Renz for “The Wicked Witch of the West” in The Wizard of Oz*

*The spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz” was not presented this year due to the pandemic. The “best villain” nomination was determined during rehearsals for the production.