Starlight Theatre’s Blue Star Awards highlight excellence in high school musical theater in the Kansas City area

Students from Lee’s Summit West High School earned recognition from Starlight Theatre as some of the top theater students in the Kansas City area.

Cooper Carr

Cooper Carr, a recent graduate of Lee's Summit West received the Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role award for his performance as Buddy the Elf.

The students received the awards for their excellence in “Elf The Musical.” Recent graduate Cooper Carr received the Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role award for his performance as Buddy, and members of the Lee’s Summit West orchestra received the Outstanding Orchestra award.

Brad Rackers is the theater director, Katie Fischer and Jacob Lowry are the music directors, Clif Thurmond is the pit conductor, Brandon Johnson is the lead drum set player and Becca Stabno is the accompanist.

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