established 1967 - Celebrating 50 years - 2016-2017 season

1990 Scholarship Recipient Andrew Cusack (second from left) and 1993 Scholarship Recipient Paul Frost (on top of vehicle) in ICT's 2013 production of Escanaba in da Moonlight

2005 Scholarship Recipient Joanna French Klepal in ICT's 2011 production of H.M.S Pinafore

2006 Scholarship Recipient Samantha Downes and 1995 Scholarship Recipient Cally Betts Redder in ICT's 2006 production of Cinderella.

Each year the Ionia Community Theatre presents graduating seniors with college scholarships to pursue their degrees in the performing arts.  Since 1983, the Ionia Community Theatre has presented over $30,000.00 in scholarship funds over the years.

PAST RECIPIENTS


2017 - Justin Rickert - Grand Valley State University ($1,000)


2016 - Lauren Curtis - Baker College ($500), and

​           Nadine Rewa - Saginaw Valley State University($500)


2015 - Holly Simon - Michigan State University ($500), and

           Emily Nemeth - Michigan State University ($500)


2014 - Zach Curtis - Central Michigan University ($500), and

           Bayley Rewa - Aquinas College ($500)


2013 - No Applicants/No Recipient


2012 - Savanna Curtis - Michigan Tech University ($1000)


2011 - No Applicants/ No Recipient


2010 - Caitlyn Cusack - Grand Valley State University ($1000), and

           Haley Hildebrandt - Grand Valley State University​ ($1000)


2009 - Michael Rux - Western Michigan University ($1000)


2008 - Cory Shotwell - Western Michigan University ($1000)


​2007 - Katelyn Secor - Columbia College ($1000)


​2006 - Tony Wentworth - Alma College ($1000),

          Anna Taylor - Loyola University ($1000), and 

          Samantha Downes - Western Michigan University ($1000)


2005 - Joanna French - Great Lakes Christian College ($1000)


2004 - Justin Goodemoot - Western Michigan University ($500)


​2003 - Justin Goodemoot - Western Michigan University ($1000)

          Anna Taylor - Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp ($100)

​          Samantha Downes - Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp ($100)


​2002 - Megan Nielson - Central Michigan University ($1000)


2001 - Kate Powers - Central Michigan University ($1000)


2000 - Kate Powers - Central Michigan University ($1000)


1999 - Angela Canterbury - GRCC ($1000)


1998 - Angie Peavey - Reformed Bible College ($500) and

​           Jeanna Culp - Michigan State University ($500)


1997 - Katie Adams - Michigan State University ($1000)


1996- Sally Deupree - Ohio State University ($500) and

          Heidi Rosekrans - Michigan State University ($500)


1995 - Cally Betts - Western Michigan University ($1000)


1994 - Amy Blythe - Lawrence Tech University ($500) and

​           Brarbara Horrocks - Western Michigan University ($500)


1993 - Paul Frost - Michigan State University ($500) and

          Nikki Flynn - Hope College ($500)

 

1992 - Kara Lampman - Hillsdale College ($1000)


1991 - Dana Hawley - University of Michigan ($1000)


1990 - Andrew Cusack - Olivet College ($1000)


​1989 - Elizabeth Draper - Olivet College ($500) and 

​           Heather Insley - GRJC ($500)


​1988 - Becky Banhagel


1987 - David Lee  and

          Marcelle Hoople


1986 - Deanna Brill


1985 - David Dee and

           Tammy Lamphere


1984 - No qualified applicants/No Recipients


​1983 - ​Russ Yeomans


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