Delano-Nulty Award

For nearly 50 years, Lyric Theatre Company has been part of the dynamic arts community in the area. For the past several years, Lyric Theatre Company has awarded $2,000 to an area high school senior to help support their interest in pursuing an education in the performing arts. This scholarship, The Delano-Nulty Award, honors two of Lyric’s founding members—Howard Delano and Polly Nulty. Please click on the link to the official application at the bottom of this page for all relevant information for 2021.

Lyric Executive Director, Erin Evarts, presenting Amelia with her award.

The Lyric Community is proud to present The 2020 Delano-Nulty Award to Amelia Mason of Burlington, Vermont.

Amelia is a recent graduate of Burlington High School, where she received the Vermont Principal’s Award, and will begin pursuing her bachelor’s degree at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City this fall. Amelia has been seen onstage with Lyric in Mary Poppins, Les Misérables, and is an alum of LyricKids Camps. She has been a constant presence throughout the Burlington performing arts community, including through Burlingtones a capella group, Vermont Stage Youth Company, and Flynn Youth Theater & Show Choir. Congratulations, Amelia!

 

Previous Recipients

2019 | Tommy Page, Hartford High School
2018 | Shea Dunlop, Champlain Valley Union High School
2017 | Sofia Carfaro, Mount Mansfield Union High School
2016 | Noa Saunders, South Burlington High School
2015 | Gianna Kiehl, Lake Champlain Waldorf School
2014 | Olivia Hern, Champlain Valley Union High School
2013 | Kerstin Anderson, South Burlington High School
2012 | Callum Adams, Stowe High School
2011 | Miranda Scott, Montpelier High School
2010 | Rachel Sanguinetti, Union 32 High School
2009 | Jacob Tischler, Champlain Valley Union High School
2008 | Kari Grunberg, Rice Memorial High School
2007 | Hannah Whitney, Champlain Valley Union High School
2006 | Ian Cramer, Champlain Valley Union High School
2005 | Charlotte Munson, Champlain Valley Union High School
2004 | Alex Kilgore, Harwood Union High School
2003 | Emily Mara, Stowe High School
2002 | Miranda Jones, Mount Abraham Union High School
2001 | Jason Whitcomb, South Burlington High School
2000 | Paul Raber Umphenour, Union 32 High School
1999 | Shaun Jessie, Essex High School
1998 | Keith Varney, Mount Mansfield Union High School
1997 | Jenna Close, Mount Abraham Union High School & Liz McGown, Bellows Free Academy Fairfax
1996 | Todd Lyon, Essex High School
1995 | Zachary Williamson, Champlain Valley Union High School
1994 | Kate Wetherhead, Burlington High School & Pol Senecal, Burlington High School
1993 | Tammie Ledoux, South Burlington High School
1992 | Nikki Juvan, Essex High School
1991 | Jon Murad, Mount Mansfield Union High School
1990 | Kelly Vincent, Rice Memorial High School & Chris Jarvis, Mount Mansfield Union High School
1987 | Erica Heilman, Homeschool
1986 | Caitlin Hughes, Champlain Valley Union High School
1985 | Michelle (Shelley) Dawson, Champlain Valley Union High School
1980 | Marc LaChapelle, Champlain Valley Union High School

If you are a previous Delano-Nulty Award recipient, we would love to hear what you’re up to! Email Lyric at office@lyrictheatrevt.org.