If you are a graduating senior member and have been involved in the Renaissance Players, you could be awarded funds to help continue your education. Interested?
Submit a copy of your last report card, a list of extracurricular activities, an essay at least one page in length telling why you deserve this scholarship and what you plan to do with it, a letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, clergy or other authority figure who knows you well and a list of shows and the capacity in which you participated in the Renaissance Players.
All submissions must be received no later than 5 p.m. Aug. 15. Submit information to Amy Scott, managing director of the Renaissance Players, at 855 Highway 46 South, Dickson, Tenn. 37055.
The scholarship is created in memory of Mel Romine, a Renaissance Players member who appeared in seven community theatre productions at The Renaissance Center, including The Sound of Music, The Wizard of Oz, A Christmas Carol, Annie Get Your Gun and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, for which he won a 2003 Jimmy Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. Mel was cast in the Renaissance Players production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in 2004 when he became ill and passed away.
For more information on the Mel Romine Memorial Scholarship Fund, contact Amy Scott at (615)740-5551 or . The scholarship will be awarded at the annual Renaissance Players Gala on Aug. 19.