Theatre in the Mist, a local community theater group, recently presented the Lisa Gravel Memorial Performing Arts Scholarship to two students: Sabrina Kahwaty, a theatre performance major at Niagara University; and Magdalyn Chauby, a senior at Grand Island High School with aspirations to attend college for vocal performance.
Lisa Gravel was a dedicated supporter, volunteer and actress for Theatre in the Mist who suddenly passed away in 2008. The scholarships were presented by Lisa's husband, Mark Gravel of Wheatfield, at an awards luncheon at Stella Niagara.
In recognition of Theatre in the Mist's 15th anniversary, its founding members were also honored at the luncheon. They include Joanne Kinney, Barb and Jim Zubler, the Rev. Ed Tormay and Ed McGreevy of Youngstown; Pat Lindsay and Leonardo LiPomi of Niagara Falls; the Rev. Steven Jekielek of Tonawanda; and Paul and Theresa Thomas, Loretta Madia, Anne Belin, Gern Jaeger, Kathy Halgash and Bruce and Teresa David of Lewiston.
Theatre in the Mist will open its 2014-15 season with "Fiddler on the Roof" in October. For more information, call toll-free 1-877-856-0694 or visit www.theatreinthemist.org.