A talented actress at Rydal Penrhos has been rewarded for her truly outstanding presence on stage with a high-profile award.
Jenny Blackman, a Year 13 pupil at the school, took home the Fisher Mayer Cup for Acting from Rydal Penrhos’ second annual Creative and Performing Arts dinner prior to the Easter break.
The Upper Sixth Former and Prefect has been a cornerstone of the exceptional success from the school’s Dramatic Society in recent years, with Jenny producing a typically polished in the role of Fantine during the sensational recent production of Les Misérables.
She has also been a leading figure in this year’s A-level Drama programme that resulted in an outstanding performance during her recent examination, and Jenny also showcased her vocal gift with an emotional solo performance at the event.
The pupil was also part of the iconic To Kill a Mockingbird performance, played the role of Duffy in Annie the Musical and also lent her support to the RPS Showstoppers event in 2018.
Jenny received the Cup from Senior School Head Sally Ann Harding and Head of Drama Rachel Jones.
Mrs Harding, said: “Jenny has been a wonderful ambassador for our Performing Arts provision at Rydal Penrhos and the benefits that come with it, and she can feel a great sense of pride looking at the legacy she leaves behind before embarking on the next stage of her journey this summer.
“Her acting and singing is such a sight to behold and I would like to congratulate Jenny not only on winning the Fisher Mayer Cup, but for providing us with some wonderful memories.”