Northside Fine Arts programs win FAME Awards

On April 7 at the Laurie Auditorium nestled on the Trinity University campus students representing 5 high schools in Northside ISD competed for honor and grants offered by the Junior League of San Antonio at the 5th annual FAME Awards.

FAME Awards are offered in 4 categories of Fine Arts—Dance, Theatrical, Instrumental, and Vocal.

This year, Brandeis and Warren Dance programs represented Northside in the  Dance category.  Brennan represented in the Theatrical, Brandeis and Taft performed in the Vocal category.  Holmes High School debuted in the Instrumental category.

Brandeis Ballet placed second  in Dane, and Warren placed third. 

The Mariachi Troupe from Holmes High School earned second place in Instrumental.

Brennan High School performed a scene from Into the Woods to place second in Theatrical.

Two duets– Luke Villaroya, Kevin Engel Brandeis High School and Katie Bulen, Faith Bulen Taft High School—performed in the Vocal performance.

The Bulen sisters earned first place and the duet from Brandeis High School placed third.

The Funding Arts and Music Education (FAME) Committee of the Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. is dedicated to encouraging San Antonio youth in the performing arts. Our mission is to organize and coordinate the Margaret Tobin FAME Awards, which recognizes the best and brightest performing arts programs in public and private high schools in San Antonio and surrounding areas.

The Margaret Tobin FAME Awards are named for Margaret Tobin (1900-1989), civic leader and Junior League of San Antonio member, in honor of her vision and generous support of the performing arts. Through the FAME Awards, the Junior League of San Antonio is able to impact arts education and support local youth in the performing arts. Junior League of San Antonio volunteers organize and coordinate the event and monetary awards are granted to the arts programs of the award winners.

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