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Finalists named for Young Artists Awards

By Staff | Feb 3, 2011

Tickets are now available for the Young Artists Awards Gala at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre on Sunday, March 13. The event, showcasing the area’s best young performers in dance, drama, classical voice, contemporary voice/musical theatre and instrumental music, opens with dinner at 6 PM and the show, hosted by Lois Thome of WINK-TV, starting at 7:30.
Featured will be 22 individuals selected from two full days of auditions at the Alliance for the Arts on January 22 and 29, as well as selected group performances. Over $20,000 in savings bond scholarships will be awarded. A silent auction will also be held.
Now in its eighth year, The Young Artists Awards is a not for profit performing arts education, audition, performance and scholarship program for students from throughout Southwest Florida. More information can be found on our website at www.youngartistsawards.org
Tickets are $40 and are available in person at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre Box Office, by calling 239-278-4422 or online at www.broadwaypalm.com

The winners:

Contemporary Voice/Musical Theatre

Ages 8-12

Finalist Callie Atkinson-Cypress Lake Middle

Finalist Victoria Byrd-Booker Middle

Runner-up Celeste Robrahn-Cypress Lake Middle

Ages 13-16

Finalist Samuel Bostic-Lehigh Senior High

Finalist Sarah Daigle-North Fort Myers High

Runner-up Halie Boling-Cypress Lake High

Ages 17-21

Finalist Elizabeth McCawley-North Fort Myers High

Finalist Tyla Rodrigo-North Fort Myers High

Runner-up Kayla Fischl-Cape Coral High

Instrumental Music

Ages 13-16

Finalist Daria June Park-Mariner High

Finalist Kyle Fauerbach-Lehigh Senior High

Runner-up Misty Drake-Homeschooled

Ages 17-21

Finalist Abigal Bueltel-Homeschooled

Finalist Gabriel Wallace-Palmetto Ridge High

Runner-up Nathaniel Cornell-Barron Collier High


Ages 8-14

Finalist Sarah Nelson-North Fort Myers High

Finalist Gabriella Martina-Homeschooled

Runner-up Sadie Reichenbach-Gulf Elementary

Ages 15-21

Finalist Sarah White-Riverdale High

Finalist Sierra Espie-Homeschooled

Runner-up Annie Gaddis-Fort Myers High


Ages 13-16

Finalist Jordan Pilant-Canterbury School

Finalist Tom Short-Cypress Lake Middle

Runner-up Noelle Aparte-North Fort Myers High

Ages 17-21

Finalist Tyla Rodrigo-North Fort Myers High

Finalist Haely Jardas-American University

Runner-up Stone Crockett-Cape Coral High

Classical Voice

Ages 13-16

Finalist Selena Masters-Lehigh Senior High

Finalist Isabella LeVan-North Fort Myers High

Runner-up Peyton Davis-Cypress Lake High

Ages 17-21

Finalist Lorena Vargas-FGCU

Finalist Jaime Taveras-FGCU

Runner-up Elizabeth McCawley-North Fort Myers High