UWS honours Schools Spectacular scholarship winners and bloggers

Students from School Spectacular 

Six talented high school students have each received a Talent Development Award scholarship valued at $1,500 from the University of Western Sydney. The awards recognise the outstanding contribution that Western Sydney's featured performers make to the annual Schools Spectacular show.

This year, the Schools Spectacular takes place at the Qantas Credit Union arena on Friday November 28 and Saturday November 29. This will be the 7th year that UWS as a major sponsor of the event has provided these awards.

The Schools Spectacular brings together students of all ages, cultures, skills sets and performance backgrounds. It is a unique opportunity for students who attend NSW public schools and highlights their talent, commitment and optimism. An extensive audition process is carried out across the state in preparation for four shows over two days and nights. 

This year's talented scholarship recipients are:

  • Cheri Arnold, St Marys Senior High School
  • Antoni Dimitriadis, Penrith High School
  • Lauren McShane, Campbelltown Performing Arts School
  • Joshua Ridge, Engadine High School
  • Melaia Sadranu, Liverpool Girls High School
  • Sam Thompson, Epping Boys High

In addition UWS has selected four students to act as video bloggers to capture all the behind the scenes action from the very first rehearsal to the final stunning arena performance. The four lucky bloggers who will each receive a Sony Bloggie camera are:

  • Courtney Clark, Lithgow High School
  • Jordan Hare, Killara High School
  • Kimberley De Ville, Nowra High School
  • Lachlan Woods, St Marys Senior High School


16 October 2014

Lyn Danninger, UWS Media Contacts

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