CTAM's most prestigious award was established in 1987 to honor Robert A McKenna - a longtime CTAM friend, supporter and actor in Michigan - who epitomized the spirit of community theatre
The McKenna is given annually at our fall convention to a living person who exhibits, through action, commitment and dedication, his or her support of community theatre on the state and local level. A nomination may be submitted for the Board's consideration by any current CTAM group member or current CTAM associate member.
There is no official nomination form. However, in submitting your nomination, it is very important that you address and/or include all of the following.
The Mckenna is CTAM’s most prestigious award. In order to give your nomination the full consideration it deserves, the CTAM Board of Directors needs more than just a list of the nominee's activities on the local and state level.
· List of the nominee's work and contributions on the
· List of the nominee's work and contributions on the local level.
· A narrative in which you present your most compelling
arguments in support of your
nominee. Do not merely repeat his or her contributions. Rather, address how
nominee, like Robert A McKenna, "epitomizes the spirit of community theatre"
The deadline for submitting nominations is July 1st
Nominations postmarked after July 1st cannot be considered
Send all award nominations to the CTAM office at:
CTAM McKenna Award Nomination
4619 West Van Buren Road
Alma, MI 48801-9556