The Theatre Department at Spoon River College has announced the names of students receiving theatre scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year.

The Theatre Department at Spoon River College has announced the names of students receiving theatre scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. The list includes both returning students and matriculating freshmen.


“Theatre students on scholarship form the core group of our program and stage productions,” said SRC drama and English instructor Douglas Okey, who administers the awards and manages the theatre program. “They have demonstrated both aptitude and a special level of commitment to the program.”


The theatre program at Spoon River includes two full-scale productions every year plus a range of credit-bearing academic courses in drama.


The scholarship group for 2018-19 includes: Nicholas Brodbeck, Jonathin Collins, Christian Frew, Breanne Link, Tyree Mack and Rachel Walljasper, all from Canton High School; Taylor Simpson, Farmington; Nicky Gerber, Lewistown; Aidan Randall, Peoria High School; and Brianna Lawson, VIT.