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Freedom High School Leads FREDDY Award Nominations with 17 Nominations - Full Nominees List

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Nominations for the 2012 FREDDY© Awards were announced yesterday, May 10th, live on 69 WFMZ-TV during the Noon News broadcast. Leading the pack this year are Freedom High School with 17 nominations. Emmaus High School and Parkland High School both scooped 12 nominations. Notre Dame High School is close behind with 11 nominations.

The 2012 FREDDY© Awards Ceremony will be broadcast live from the State Theatre on 69 WFMZ-TV and wfmz.com on Thursday, May 24th at 7 PM.

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THE NOMINATIONS

Outstanding Performance by an Orchestra

Bangor Area HS Hello, Dolly!
Easton Area HS DamnYankees
Emmaus HS Guys & Dolls
Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Liberty HS Les Miserables (School Edition)
Northern Lehigh HS Gypsy
Parkland HS Hello, Dolly!
Phillipsburg HS Legally Blonde
Warren Hills HS Legally Blonde

Outstanding Performance by a Featured Dancer

Taylor Phillips as Dream Ballerina Catasauqua HS Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Carlos Rosario as Seaweed Dieruff HS Hairspray
Nina Attinello as Lola Easton Area HS Damn Yankees
Vanessa Ruggiero as Featured Dancer Nazareth Area HS Singin’ In The Rain
Tyler Martin as Mr. Mistoffelees Southern Lehigh HS CATS
Katie Givler as Jennyanydots Southern Lehigh HS CATS
Matthew Varvar as Jojo Warren County Technical School Seussical 2

Outstanding Use of Costuming

Allentown Central Catholic HS Seussical
Bethlehem Catholic HS The Wizard of Oz
Dieruff HS Hairspray
Emmaus HS Guys & Dolls
Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Parkland HS Hello, Dolly!
Southern Lehigh HS CATS

Outstanding Performance by a Featured Male Ensemble Member

Kanyi Creppy as Reuben Catasauqua HS Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Cory Lopes as Rocky Easton Area HS Damn Yankees
Tate Gehman as Nicely-Nicely Johnson Emmaus HS Guys & Dolls
Devon McDowell as Gavroche Liberty HS Les Miserables (School Edition)
Tyler Fernandez as Professor Bhaer Notre Dame HS Little Women
Zane Khan as Lord Brockhurst Pius X HS The Boy Friend
Nate Rosario as Paul William Allen HS A Chorus Line3
Outstanding Performance by a Featured Female Ensemble Member
Alison Bancroft as Cassie Belvidere HS 13
Juanita Shockley as Little Inez Dieruff HS Hairspray
Jenna Koose as Sister Easton Area HS Damn Yankees
Sydney Duffy as Miss Flannery Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Alexandra Seman as Aunt March Notre Dame HS Little Women
Natalie Kumma as Brooke Phillipsburg HS Legally Blonde
Jordan Allen as Sheila William Allen HS A Chorus Line

Outstanding Achievement in Lighting

Bethlehem Catholic HS The Wizard of Oz
Emmaus HS Guys & Dolls
Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Parkland HS Hello, Dolly!
Saucon Valley HS Aida (School Edition)
Warren County Technical School Seussical
William Allen HS A Chorus Line 4
Outstanding Chorus
Easton Area HS Damn Yankees
Emmaus HS Guys & Dolls
Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Parkland HS Hello, Dolly!
Southern Lehigh HS CATS
William Allen HS A Chorus Line

Outstanding Small Ensemble Performance

Zach Petrovich & Mattea Pechter “Sue Me” Emmaus HS Guys & Dolls
Hannah Arnold & Danny Youngelman “I Turned the Corner” Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Ryan Skerchak, Zack Esposito, Mikaela Esposito “Good Morning” Nazareth Area HS Singin’ In The Rain
Sydney Martin & Alexis Middaugh “If Momma Was Married” Northern Lehigh HS Gypsy
Samantha Prentice, Thomas Kennebeck, Nicole Dischinat, Shannyn Rinker & Madeline Prentice
“Five Forever” Notre Dame HS Little Women
William Marshall, Jonas Bloomfield, Lizzie Markson & Sarah Rice “Elegance” Parkland HS
Hello, Dolly!5

Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Nina Attinello as Lola Easton Area HS Damn Yankees
Mattea Pechter as Miss Adelaide Emmaus HS Guys & Dolls
Kate Dawson as Mrs. Meers Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Haley Smith as Chairy Barnum Northwestern Lehigh HS Barnum
Kayli Reily as Amneris Saucon Valley HS Aida (School Edition)
Kristen Moisey as Grizabella Southern Lehigh CATS

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

Justin Chesney as Cornelius Hackl Bangor Area HS Hello, Dolly!
Daniel Melo as Edna Dieruff HS Hairspray
Zach Petrovich as Nathan Detroit Emmaus HS Guys & Dollys
Greg Adams as Mr. Trevor Graydon Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
William Marshall as Cornelius Hackl Parkland HS Hello, Dolly!
Matthew Varvar as Jojo Warren County Technical School Seussical 6

Outstanding Use of Scenery

Allentown Central Catholic HS Seussical
Bangor Area HS Hello, Dolly!
Blair Academy Sweeney Todd
Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Notre Dame HS Little Women
Parkland HS Hello, Dolly!
Southern Lehigh HS CATS
Whitehall HS Once Upon A Mattress

Outstanding Choreography

Dieruff HS Hairspray
Emmaus HS Guys & Dolls
Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Nazareth Area HS Singin’ In The Rain
Parkland HS Hello, Dolly!
Southern Lehigh HS CATS
William Allen HS A Chorus Line 7

Vic Kumma Award for Outstanding Solo Vocal Performance

Danny Youngelman “What Do I Need with Love?” Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Darah Donaher “On My Own” Liberty HS Les Miserables (School Edition)
Samantha Prentice “Astonishing” Notre Dame HS Little Women
Tyler Fernandez “How I Am” Notre Dame HS Little Women
Abbey Eichorn “Someone Else’s Story” Salisbury HS Chess
Kari Stiansen “Beauty & the Beast” Wilson Area HS Disney’s Beauty & the Beast
Outstanding Featured Performance by an Actor
Zachary Rodger as Barnaby Tucker Bangor Area HS Hello, Dolly!
Kyle Novis as Archie Belvidere HS 13
Nicholas Acampora as Scarecrow Bethlehem Catholic HS The Wizard of Oz
Samuel Park as Tobias Rigg Blair Academy Sweeney Todd
Carlos Rosario as Seaweed Dieruff HS Hairspray
Chris Cain as Van Buren Easton Area HS Damn Yankees
Joseph Rivera as Ching Ho Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie8

Outstanding Featured Performance by an Actress

Emily Peiffer as Gertrude McFuzz Allentown Central Catholic HS Seussical
Tess Hamsher as Lina Lamont Nazareth Area HS Singin’ In The Rain
Madeline Prentice as Beth March Notre Dame HS Little Women
Aimee Meissner as Paulette Phillipsburg HS Legally Blonde
Courtney Megaro as Gertrude McFuzz Warren County Technical School Seussical
Priscilla Franjul as Diana William Allen HS A Chorus Line
Samantha Zosky as Val William Allen HS A Chorus Line

Outstanding Production Number

Allentown Central Catholic HS“Oh, The Thinks You Can Think” Seussical
Emmaus HS “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat” Guys & Dolls
Freedom HS “The Speed Test” Thoroughly Modern Millie
Notre Dame HS “The Weekly Volcano Press” Little Women
Parkland HS “Put On Your Sunday Clothes” Hello, Dolly!
Saucon Valley HS “The Gods Love Nubia” Aida (School Edition)9

Outstanding Stage Crew
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Bangor Area HS Hello, Dolly!
Blair Academy Sweeney Todd
Emmaus HS Guys & Dolls
Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Hackettstown HS big, The Musical
Parkland HS Hello, Dolly!
Saucon Valley HS Aida (School Edition)

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Matt Gurniak as Cat in the Hat Allentown Central Catholic HS Seussical
Danny Youngelman as Jimmy Smith Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Chris Holben as Cervantes/Quixote Moravian Academy Man of La Mancha
Ryan Skerchak as Don Lockwood Nazareth Area HS Singin’ In The Rain
Anthony Fetterhoff as Big Josh Baskin Northampton HS big, The Musical
Thomas Kennebeck as Laurie Notre Dame Little Women10

Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Zinnia Santiago as Tracy Turnblad Dieruff HS Hairspray
Hannah Arnold as Millie Dillmount Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Mikaela Esposito as Kathy Seldon Nazareth Area HS Singin’ In The Rain
Maggie Surdovel as Rose Northern Lehigh HS Gypsy
Samantha Prentice as Jo March Notre Dame HS Little Women
Payton Sherry as Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi Parkland HS Hello, Dolly!

Outstanding Overall Production by a Smaller School

Allentown Central Catholic HS Seussical
Bethlehem Catholic HS The Wizard of Oz
Moravian Academy Man of La Mancha
Northern Lehigh HS Gypsy
Northwestern Lehigh HS Barnum
Saucon Valley HS Aida (School Edition)

Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical

Emmaus HS Guys & Dolls
Freedom HS Thoroughly Modern Millie
Notre Dame HS Little Women
Parkland HS Hello, Dolly!
Southern Lehigh HS CATS

Student Achievement Award Recipient
The Express-Times Internship

Katie Fritchman, Nazareth Area High School

Educational Impact Award Recipient

Warren Hills High School

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