Service Award Recipients


This award recognizes an individual who, through their contributions to a local Thespian Troupe or Missouri State Thespians, has encouraged, supported and promoted high standards of quality in educational theatre.


2022-2023-Sanjay Shastri, Ladue Horton Watkins High School

2021-2022 - Clarisa Hulsey, Sullivan High School

2020-2021 - Jennifer Forrest-James, Parkway South High School

2019-2020 - Debra Brinkman, Cape Central High School

2018-2019 - Doug Garder, Parkway Central High School

2017-2018 - Lorie O'Leary, Fort Zumwalt North High School

2016-2017 - Tim Croghan, Fort Zumwalt West High School

2015-2016 - Megan Hernke, Pattonville High School

2014-2015 - No Applicants

2013-2014 - Eric Barnes, Parkway South High School

2012-2013 - Timothy Kirn, Parkway West High School

2011-2012 - Debbie Corbin, Branson High School (Award officially renamed Debbie Corbin Service Award)

2010-2011 - Debbie Flugrad and Pam Harnack, Saint Joseph Central High School

2009-2010 - Marie Steinbach,  University of Missouri St. Louis

2008-2009 - Danny Goldsmith, Blue Springs South High School

2007-2008 - Chad Little, Parkway South High School

2006-2007 - Charles D. Parker, Joplin High School

2005-2006 - Dale Naas, Parkway Central High School

2004-2005 - Bob Corbin, Branson High School

2003-2004 - Loren and Marge Herrick, Oak Park High School

2002-2003 - John Wylie, Webster University

2001-2002 - Mary Kay Daughtery, St. Francis Borgia High School

2000-2001 - Phil Murray, Ladue Horton Watkins High School