Wesleyan School is pleased to announce that three student actors in the high school winter musical “Tuck Everlasting” have been nominate for prestigious Shuler Awards. The nominees from Wesleyan are:
Brenna McConnell (’22) – Leading Actress (role: Winnie Foster)
Adam Rogers (’20) –Supporting Actor (role: Angus Tuck)
Tori Hedlund (’22) –Supporting Actress (role: Mae Tuck)
“We are thrilled to have three fine actors recognized for their individual hard work and talent,” said Steve Broyles, Wesleyan director of theater. “Being nominated for a Shuler is a high honor and approximately 75 schools in the state had productions evaluated for the awards process. The nominations speak to the talent of these three students and the contributions they make to the Wesleyan community through theater.”
In addition to student nominations, Wesleyan’s Costume Coordinator Judy Beaman was also honored with an honorable mention nod for costumes in “Tuck Everlasting.”
Presented as the Shuler Hensley Awards and known as “The Shuler Awards” or “Shulers,” the education program is named for the Atlanta-born star of the stage and screen. The awards are a program of the ArtsBridge Foundation. ArtsBridge Foundation is dedicated to providing quality arts education and community programs that engage, motivate, inspire, and elevate the next generation of artists and arts supporters.
Wesleyan’s high school theater department performed the musical Tuck Everlasting in early February 2020.
Wesleyan School is a Christian, independent K-12 college preparatory school located in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, Wesleyan enrolled 1,179 students from throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area. To learn more about the school, visit www.wesleyanschool.org.
Jennifer Laing Copeland