This year, Placer Community Theater has awarded two graduating seniors with a $500 scholoarship: Sarah Laplante and Matthew Linden. Both are seniors at Bear River High School.
Sarah Laplante has been in several local theater productions with The Performing Arts Guild, Legacy Production, Sierra Stages, Music & More, and Bear River High School. She received an Elly Award nomination in 2011 for Best Lead Actress in the Young People’s Musical category. Sarah plans to continue her education at a 4 year university with a Musical Theater major.
Matthew Linden has been performing in one way or another for most of his life, appearing in school plays since the seventh grade and being a member of Bear River High School’s Jazz Unlimited and Starlite Express Show Choir. Matthew has gone on to form his own band, Suburban Parade. Matthew would like to attend either USC Northridge or CSU Chico with a major in Music Industry Studies.
Congratulations to these talented students. We wish them success in their future endeavors!
Sarah Laplante Matthew Linden (photo by Randy Jackson Photography)