Bellport HS thespians recognized for Teeny Award nominations

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During the July 24 South Country Central School District Board of Education meeting, five Bellport High School students were recognized for having been nominated for 2019 Teeny Awards. Sponsored by the East End Arts Council, the 17th annual Teeny Awards recognized high school musical and theater productions with a red carpet ceremony, musical performances and awards ceremony at Southold High School in June. 

Bellport High School was recognized for the outstanding performance of “Rent,” with five individual student nominations which included: David Bellante (recognition honor in pit orchestra), Erin Kelly (lead female in a musical), Katelyn Maddalena (supporting female in a musical), Maya McCullough (recognition honor in assistant director) and Tyler Zapata (lead male in a musical). 

Ten high schools from Bellport to Shelter Island were in attendance, each performing a scene from their respective productions as selected by the East End Arts Council.