Two students were presented with Jimmy™ Awards for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress on Monday, June 28, 2010, at Broadway’s Marquis Theatre at the 2nd Annual National High School Musical Theater Awards.
Alexandria Payne of the Tri-Cities High School in Atlanta received the 2010 Jimmy™ Award for Best Performance by an Actress.
Kyle Selig of Huntington Beach High School in Long Beach, CA, received the 2010 Jimmy™ Award for Best Performance by an Actor.
Each student received $10,000 to further their education and they are eligible for four-year merit and need-based scholarship assistance to attend the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Department of Drama, Undergraduate at New Studio on Broadway: Music Theatre and Acting, contingent upon acceptance into the program.
Three additional awards were presented to Sarah Schultz of Fullerton, CA (Best Performance in an Ensemble), Arsalan Akhavan of Atlanta, GA (Most Improved), and Claire Gerig of Wichita, KS (Spirit of the Jimmy Awards). Each won a $2,500 scholarship toward his or her future education.