November 2, 2016

Lesli Berk Scholarship

Lesli Berk - TCT friend, volunteer, and advocatePurpose:  The Lesli Berk Memorial Scholarship gives a financial reward to at least (1) college-bound Twinsburg School District-residing high school senior, based on demonstrated contributions and commitment to Twinsburg Community Theatre in remembrance of Lesli Berk, a longtime TCT friend, volunteer, and advocate.

Criteria: The students eligible for this scholarship must be graduating high school seniors who reside in the Twinsburg School District.  Students should submit a scholarship application and essay on the forms provided and submit via email to: marked in the subject line “TCT Scholarship Application”.

Guidelines: Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis and disbursed in one payment by June 30, 2021.  Applicants must have demonstrated contributions to Twinsburg Community Theatre during 9-12th grade, or equivalent. The following criteria and consideration will be utilized to determine the winner of the annual scholarship:

  • Twinsburg Community Theatre Experience (show participation, costumes, workshop, set building, marketing, concessions, etc…). Students must have participated at least 2 years of high school, or equivalent to be considered.
  • Character (displays good attitude, outgoing, leadership, personable, willing to take risks, try new things…)
  • Application (is the application submitted in a professional/neat manner? Is it complete?)
  • Essay (Essay questions are answered in a thoughtful, personal summary)

The Twinsburg Community Theatre Committee Members will review all submissions to determine the scholarship recipient. The Twinsburg Community Theatre Committee Members reserve the rights to revoke and/or not award the scholarship (s), if deemed appropriate.

Amount: The scholarship quantities and amount will be determined once all applications for 2021 are received and reviewed. We will award a minimum of one scholarship for 2021, up to $500.00.

Deadline: The application deadline is March 31st, 2021. The deadline is the date after which applications will no longer be accepted.

The scholarship is NON-Renewable. Only High School Seniors who reside in the Twinsburg School District, and who have significant experience with Twinsburg Community Theatre (at least 2 of 4 years of high school, or equivalent) are encouraged to apply for the Lesli Berk Memorial Scholarship.

For Questions, please contact: Heather Kramer,


Past Recepients

2017 – Kayla Giterman
2018 – Tommy Kijauskas
2019 – Monica Shah & David Georges
2020 – Mallory Mentzer, Aidan Turner, & Andre Young