Scottsdale’s Notre Dame Prep actress wins Gammage award

Emily Temple

Emily Temple

Notre Dame Prep senior Emily Temple won the trophy for Best Supporting Performance at the Arizona State University Gammage High School Theater Award, held May 2 at Gammage Auditorium.

Out of the 25 student actors nominated in the category, Ms. Temple won for her role as Alice Beineke in NDP’s spring musical, ‘The Addams Family.’ She was also a finalist for the ASU Gammage Scholarship award, according to a press release.

Fifteen Notre Dame students were Gammage Awards finalists in eight categories including Best Lead Male, Best Lead Female, Outstanding Supporting Performance, Outstanding Dancer, Stage Management and Technical Design.

Miss Temple has been accepted by audition into Azusa Pacific University’s BFA program, Acting for the Stage and Screen, located in Los Angeles and aspires to become a professional actress, according to the release.

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