The Pete Rose Scholarship

Recognizing Students

The Pete Rose Performing Arts Scholarship is named for one of CVP's founding members. To qualify a student must have participated in the performing arts: vocal music, instrumental music or drama during high school. The award for each student is $500 and the scholarship program is completely funded by the CVP summer Youth Theatre. This year the Clarkston Village Players are proud to present scholarships to the following students:


Charde Goins

Charde, a graduating Waterford Kettering senior, has an impressive theatre resume. During her high school career, she was an active member of the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit and through years of commitment earned a spot as a member of the Main Stage Acting Company. Last year, she launched her professional career with this group, touring throughout area and nation. She is known to be an extremely dedicated performer and has earned great respect from her peers and staff alike. Charde plans on attending Oakland Community College in the fall and then transferring to NYU to major in musical theatre and education. 

Amanda Beaune

Amanda is a dedicated violinist. Not only was she in her high school orchestra, but she performed with The Oakland Youth Orchestra Symphony, The MSBOS All-State Honor’s Band, the Michigan Youth Arts Festival Honors High School Orchestra,  and The Music Envy Instrumental Trio.  She has consistently received Division 1 ratings when performing in the MSBOA District and State Solo and Ensemble Festivals.  She even gave lessons to younger orchestra students. Amanda plans on attending Wayne State University majoring in violin performance.

Haile Clifton

Haile, a Clarkston High School graduating senior, has been very active in the arts during her high school career.  She danced with Spotlight Dance Center, both recreationally and competitively. While at CHS, she became a Thespian by being very active in the CHS Drama Club.  While involved, she performed in musicals “Bye Bye Birdie”, and “Carousel”.  She has been dance caption for musicals and also shared her talents as the choreographer for Musical Theatre Camp.  She has also worked in the scene shop working on sets for “The Curious Savage”.  Haile plans on attending University of Michigan in the fall.

Keira Quigley

Keira not only was a student of the vigorous IB program at CHS, she also was a dedicated and well-rounded student of the arts.  She played the flute in the marching band as well as the oboe in the CHS Woodwind Chamber Ensemble.  She performed in the musicals “Peter Pan’ (as a Lost Boy), “Bye Bye Birdie” (as Penelope), and “Carousel” (as a featured dancer).  She was on the crew for “Leading Ladies” and “and also acted as “Fairy May” in this year’s production of “The Curious Savage”.  In her senior year, she was a leader and acted as the Vice-President to the CHS Drama Club.  She was has also been involved in the CVP Youth Theatre Program.  Keira plans on attending a university to study Zoology/Environmental Sciences and Sustainability.

Nathanial Gipe

Nathanial is a dedicated musician who played the Mellophone in the Marching Band as well as the French horn for CHS’s top band, the Symphonic Wind Ensemble.  He received first division ratings while performing for the MSBOA State competitions. He also had the honor of being nominated to perform at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival. Nate also shared his talent and dedication building sets in the set shop for the CHS Drama Club productions of “Peter Pan”, “Almost Maine”, “Carousel” and “The Curious Savage”.  Nate plans on attending Hillsdale College majoring in Biochemistry. 

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