CCHS Actors Receive Fussell Awards

Wayside Theatre has announced this year’s recipients of the T. Carter Fussell Outstanding Award, which recognizes the outstanding work of theatre students throughout the Shenandoah Valley.

“Wayside Theatre believes in the value of theatre, especially in the youth community,” said a spokesperson for the theater. “We are incredibly impressed by the outstanding quality of theatre that we see at every Fussell Show and are honored to recognize that work through the T. Carter Fussell Award program.”

Two Clarke County High School productions were recognized:

Addison Peacock in CCHS's fall theater production 12 Angry Jurors - Photo Edward Leonard

12 Angry Jurors

Danny McGrath as juror 8 Outstanding Acting

Addison Peacock as juror 3 Outstanding Acting

Samantha Schneeman as juror 11 Outstanding Accent

Into the Woods

Addison Peacock as Cinderella – Outstanding Performance

Josh Coumes as the Baker – Outstanding Performance

Sydney Wilkins as the Baker’s Wife – Outstanding Acting

Tony Shipman as Jack – Outstanding Performance


“This is a wonderful honor and we are so proud of their achievement!” said CCHS drama instructor Christine Brewer.




The Baker, played by Josh Coumes, returns the riding hood to Little Red, played by Logan Williams, in a scene from Into the Woods


  1. Wendy K. says:

    Congratulations! My family is always entertained and impressed by these productions!

  2. Those young people deserve those awards. Mrs. Brewer and Mr. Kiser really help them bring their best work to the stage.

  3. Lucinda says:

    Congratulations, guys! You were all incredible!