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Two BC Students Will Compete for National Acting Scholarship

Two Bridgewater College students have been nominated to compete for the Irene Ryan Acting Award Scholarship, which is administered annually by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).

Dominee A. McNerney, a junior liberal arts major, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David McNerney of Powhatan, Va., and Desiree Elliott, a sophomore business administration major from Windsor, Va., were nominated for their performances in the student-written and -directed play, The Bright Smile, by Bridgewater College senior Talaya Heard of District Heights, Md.

The KCACTF Regional Festival competition will be held in January 2015 at Cleveland State University.

Founded in 1969, KCACTF is a national theater program with the goal of encouraging, recognizing and celebrating the finest and most diverse work produced in university and college theater.

The Irene Ryan Acting Scholarships provide recognition, honor, and financial assistance to outstanding student performers wishing to pursue further education.

Posted 5/2/14

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