(Beaver Dam) Brienna Landsness, is the 2018 recipient of Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre’s Jerome H. Kamps Memorial Award. The award is in memory of Jerome Kamps, a co-founder and charter member of BDACT and a dedicated art teacher at the Beaver Dam High School for thirty-four years. To qualify for the $500 annual award, the recipient must be a graduating senior from Beaver Dam High School, Wayland Academy, or a high school from the surrounding area, who is pursuing post-graduation education. Landsness is a recent graduate of Beaver Dam high school, where she was an active participant in BDACT and high school performances. She will be starting her college career as a psychology major at UW-Green Bay and says she plans to continue performing for the rest of her life.
Beaver Dam High School 2018 graduate, Brienna Landsness, received this year’s Kamps Memorial Award from the Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre. (l. to r.) Brienna’s mother, Kelli; Brienna: presenter Annette Kamps; and Brienna’s father, Dan.