Cameron University Department of Theatre Arts celebrates student achievement with awards ceremony

Cameron University’s Department of Theatre Arts recently wrapped up its 2015-16 season, “Celebrating the Magic of the Classics!” with an award ceremony celebrating student accomplishment.

Walter Angeles, San Francisco, Calif., received the award for Outstanding Contribution by a Non-Major.

Jacob Parkhurst, Lawton, was recognized with the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award.

Outstanding Achievement in Acting Awards were presented to Diane Denham, Lawton, for “The Breasts of Tiresias”; Mark Branson, Lawton, for “The Magic of Moliere”; Kelsey Hood, Oklahoma City, for “Fallen Angels”; and Sierra Sorrell, Clovis, Calif., for “The Pajama Game.”

Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards were presented to Branson for Sound Design for “The Breasts of Tiresias”; Pankhurst for Stage Management for “the Magic of Moliere”; and Alexus Copeland, Kilgore, Texas, for Props for “Fallen Angels.”

Copeland, Hood and Parkhurst were named McMahon Scholars for the coming year.

Sorrell, Samuel Brewer, Lawton; and MacEwan Sanders, Sierra Vista, Ariz., received Theatre Department Scholarships. Hood and Emily Whatley, Duke, received Dorm Scholarships.

Graduating seniors Denham and Clinton Blackwell, Jr., Oklahoma City, were presented with honor chords by Alpha Psi Omega, the national theatre honor society.



May 10, 2016