Fine Arts groups earn $6,750 at FAME Awards

Seven Northside ISD high school Fine Arts groups earned a total of $6,750 in grants at the 4th annual Junior League of San Antonio Margaret Tobin F.A.M.E. Awards.

Finalists performed at the F.A.M.E. Awards on Sunday, April 8 at Laurie Auditorium. First place performances earned $2,000 grants, second place earned $750, and third place earned $250. Winners were selected by judges with expertise in each discipline.

Northside ISD results:

Dance –

1st place – Tom C. Clark HS – $2,000

Two dancers leaping in the air on stage

2nd place – Earl Warren HS – $750

Group of dancers in black performing on stage with arms raised

3rd place – Louis D. Brandeis HS – $250

Brandeis HS ballet dancers leaping in the air as they perform on stage

Instrumental –

3rd place – Louis D. Brandeis HS – $250

4 Brandeis HS orchestra members dressed in black perform on stage with violins

Theatrical –

1st place – Earl Warren HS – $2,000

Three male actors perform a tense scene onstage involving a diner restaurant table set and chairs

2nd place – William Howard Taft HS – $750

Four Taft HS actors perform scene on stage; one actor standing and three seating on yellow couch

Vocal –

2nd place – William Howard Taft HS – $750

Taft male singer carries female singer as they perform song dressed as characters from Beauty and the Beast

Instructors are Jackie Aguirre and Kevin Garcia-Hettinger, Brandeis HS; Lauren Smith, Clark HS; Amanda Pyle, Taft HS; and Cody Eoff and Marla Reynolds, Warren HS.

F.A.M.E. stands for Funding Arts and Music Education and the Junior League F.A.M.E. Committee recognizes San Antonio-area youth in the performing arts.

Last year, Northside ISD Fine Arts students from Brandeis, Clark, and Warren high schools earned a total of $3,750 in grants for their programs.

Photo credit- Jessica White Photography and Helotes Echo