ACJC Shooting Stars Finalists 2021

Seniors Nominated for Shooting Stars Awards

Two Rockhurst seniors, Thompson Penn and Jack Winters, have been selected as finalists for the Arts Council of Johnson County Shooting Stars Awards.

Penn is nominated in Voice Classical and Winters is nominated in Theatre Performance.

They are two of 93 finalists for the 2021 Shooting Stars Awards, a program that promotes the positive impact arts education has on students by honoring student achievement in the literary, performing and visual arts, providing students with resources to help them achieve their creative career goals, awarding scholarships for college and supporting teachers with honorariums.

At the Virtual Shooting Stars Gala on April 18, 2021, nine 1st place scholarships of $1,400 each, nine 2nd place scholarships of $700 each, and nine teacher honorariums of $300 each will be awarded.