Seven student-actors from Shoreham-Wading River High School were nominated for the East End Arts Council’s 9th Annual Teeny Awards, held at Westhampton Beach High School on June 6. Among the nominees for the drama 12 Angry Men were two winners: Jennifer Etienne received best supporting actress in a drama and Mariah Brengel received Stage Manager Recognition.
     
The 9th Annual Teeny Awards recognized student excellence in school-theater among 15 participating East End high schools. Evaluations of students were based on skill demonstrated in movement (physical expression, gesture, posture, fluidity), delivery (projection, articulation, interaction, timing, expression), and stage presence (confidence, believability, enthusiasm, charisma, dynamics). Evaluations of performance in musical productions included skills in singing and dancing technique.
    
The student nominees were:

Richard Thalman – Lead Actor in a Drama – 12 Angry Men
Maryanne Agius – Lead Actress in a Drama – 12 Angry Men
Chris Bogaski – Supporting Actor in a Drama –12 Angry Men
Evan Fellrath – Supporting Actor in a Drama – 12 Angry Men
James Meier – Supporting Actor in a Drama – 12 Angry Men
Kyan Peffer – Supporting Actor in a Drama – 12 Angry Men
Jennifer Etienne – Supporting Actress in a Drama – 12 Angry Men