Los Alamos Olions Clean Up At Popejoy Awards!

Los Alamos High School Olion Devon Mccleskey wins Best Actor at this evening’s Popejoy Awards in Albuquerque. Photo by Ryn Herrmann

LAHS drama teacher David Daniel dedicated his Best Director win to Rachel Saxton, the previous LAHS drama teacher. Best Actor winner Devon Mccleskey moves on to the Jimmy Awards (high school Tony’s) on Broadway in New York. Photo by Ryn Herrmann

LAHS Drama teacher David Daniel wins Best Director at this evening’s Popejoy Awards. Photo by Ryn Herrmann

Josh Vigil and Lauren Partin win Directors Choice Choir. Photo by Ryn Herrmann

Staff Report

The Los Alamos High School Olions competed this weekend with their production of Monty Python’s “Spamalot” in the Popejoy Awards in Albuquerque. 

According to the Popejoy Awards website (http://www.popejoyawards.org/), the goal of the Awards is “to inspire and honor excellence in high school musical theater, and to recognize the importance of musical theater and arts education. We will use a competitive adjudication process to find the highest caliber of high school musical theater talent in New Mexico.”

Los Alamos High School drama teacher David Daniel dedicated his Best Director win to Rachel Saxton, the previous LAHS drama teacher. Devon Mccleskey wins Best Actor and now moves on to the Jimmy Awards (high school Tony’s) on Broadway. Photo by Ryn Herrmann

Olions Camille Rousculp and Max Herrmann. Photo by Ryn Herrmann

The Los Alamos High School Olions clean up at the Popejoy Awards this evening in ALbuquerque. Photo by Ryn Hermann

The Los Alamos High School Olions at the Popejoy Awards this evening in ALbuquerque. Photo by Ryn Hermann

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