Wednesday, July 30, 2014

HHS Drama Dept. to Host Broadway-Themed Fundraiser


Standing Room Only, a parent booster organization that supports the Highlands High School Drama and Performing Arts Program, is holding its fifth annual fundraiser: "The Taste of the Season."

The event raises funds for over 150 students to participate in three main stage productions and also awards two performing arts scholarships to graduating seniors.

The 2014 scholarship recipients were HHS's Abi Moore and Maria Hils.

SRO is a parent run organization that funds HHS drama department - and provides volunteers for the shows. Jason Burgess, who is the head of HHS Drama Department, was approached by several parents who wanted to help support the drama club, according to SRO spokesperson Sandy Nagel.

The fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 23, from 6-11 p.m. in the Tower Park Mess Hall. Tickets are $30 and include:

  •     buffet dinner
  •     live performance by HHS students
  •     entertainment by Carter New Band
  •     special tastings of bourbons, craft beer/wines (priced separately)
  •     cash bar
  •     silent auction

For tickets, go to www.showtix4u.com. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door.

Source: press release

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