The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors announces the 2021 nominees who will virtually compete on Monday, May 24, 2021

THE RITA MORENO CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL HONORS ANNOUNCES 2021 NOMINEES

The regional awards competition recognizes outstanding achievement in
high school musical theatre north of Santa Barbara;
nominees to perform virtually on Monday, May 24, 2021


Winners in the Lead Actor and Lead Actress categories to compete against talented students from across the nation for unique scholarship opportunities at the 12th Annual Jimmy Award Ceremony being held virtually on Thursday, July 15, 2021

SAN JOSE, CA (April 21, 2021)—Today, The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors announced the 2021 nominees who will virtually compete on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. PT. Sponsored by Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, and Children’s Musical Theater San Jose, this regional awards competition recognizes outstanding achievement in high school musical theatre north of Santa Barbara.

Due to the unique circumstances of the 2020-21 school year, this year’s awards will only be given out to Lead Actor, Lead Actress, and Supporting Performers.

This year’s nominees are:

LEAD ACTOR

Leandro Bilello, Gunderson High School (San Jose)

Daniel Ford, San Marin High School (Novato)

Arlo Gersten, Ruth Asawa School of the Arts (San Francisco)

Milo Mee, Archbishop Mitty High School (San Jose)

Carson Merrick, Dublin High School (Dublin)

Carl Robinett, Marin School of the Arts at Novato HS (Novato)

LEAD ACTRESS

Chloe Brandi, Inspire School of Arts & Sciences (Chico)

Julia Gibbs, Marin School of the Arts at Novato HS (Novato)

Kasey Hernandez, Marin School of the Arts at Novato HS (Novato)

Maya Homicz, Sonoma Academy, (Santa Rosa)

Elizabeth Lamora, Woodcreek High School (Roseville)

Ella Rasmussen, Mountain View High School (Mountain View)

SUPPORTING PERFORMER

Izek Fernandez, Coalinga HS (Coalinga)

Isabella Hildebrand-Veccia, Notre Dame High School (Belmont)

Gabrielle Winnett, Marin School of the Arts at Novato HS (Novato)

Sofia Storey, Marin School of the Arts at Novato HS (Novato)

The program will stream for free on The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ritamorenoawards

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