The third annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards winners were announced June 2 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. The winners were named in 14 categories, plus the WOW! performance awards and special recognition awards. Award winners include:
• Outstanding Supporting Actress: Abi Mirikitani, Lafayette High
• Outstanding Ensemble: Westminster Christian Academy
• Outstanding Musical – Level 2 Budget: Westminster Christian Academy, “Meet Me In St. Louis”
• Outstanding Direction: Chaminade College Preparatory
Special Recognition Awards and WOW! Performance Awards for outstanding production work were also presented. In “The Extra Mile” category, Westminster Christian Academy won for its production of “Meet Me In St. Louis.”
WOW! Moment recognition was also presented for performances not eligible for a nomination to Ethan Budge of Rockwood Summit High and Hannah Wozniak of Lafayette High.
The ceremony was hosted by KTVI Fox 2’s Mandy Murphey and directed by Tony Parise. The Outstanding Lead Actress and the Outstanding Lead Actor will go on to compete in the Jimmy Awards/National High School Musical Theatre Awards on June 24 at the Minskoff Theatre in New York City, presented by The Broadway League Foundation.