Suffield Players Scholarships
Suffield Players is proud to present the Robert Alcorn Memorial
Arts Scholarship (for post High School study) and the Eugene
Biggio Dramatic Arts Scholarship (for K-12 study).
The Robert Alcorn Memorial Arts Scholarship was established in 1981 to honor our
first President and his passion for community theatre and recognizes post-high
school study for students of any age who wish to pursue the performing arts.
The Eugene Biggio Memorial Drama Scholarship was established in 1989 to honor
the passion of one of our past Presidents and recognizes undergraduate study
for students K – 12 studying dramatic arts.
Applications are available at the opening of the winter show and are due by May 15
of the same year.
Eugene Biggio Memorial Scholarship
Robert Alcorn Memorial Scholarship
Submission deadline is May 15,
Donations may be made to the Scholarship Fund directly online at our website
or by using the forms in our show programs, newsletters or brochure.  Please
make sure to note “For Scholarship Fund.”
Each year, Suffield Players holds special events to help raise funds for that year's
scholarships, including the “Barnes & Noble Book Fair” held around the time
of the Holiday Benefit.
Scholarships are usually awarded at the Suffield Players Annual Meeting held in June.
The Board of Directors serves as the selection committee.
Past Scholarship Winners*
Robert Alcorn Memorial Arts Scholarship
|2013||Heather Frew, Alexandra O'Hallaran
|2012||Katrina Art, Robert C. Williams III, Jenna Kohut
|2010||Nicole Picard, Cassandra West
|2009||Evan Laud, Adam Santaniello
|2001||Jennifer Abrams, Peter Waugh
|1995||Cheryl Baldyga, Heather Secora
|1993||Carl Casinghino, Shawn Howland
|1992||Jared Butler, Lisa Dialessi, Kristen Patefield, Brian White
|1991||Jared Butler, Ed Gogulski, Scott Grenier, Julie Haas, Kristen Patefield,
|1990||Scott Grenier, Brian White
|1988||Cynthia Kaplan, Jennifer Lee
|1987||Elizabeth Holley, Kristi Kreps
Eugene Biggio Memorial Drama Scholarship
*Some seasons scholarships were not awarded.  We regret
any errors or missing information—this is current based on available
information.  For corrections or updates, please contact the Board of
|2013||Emma Rucci, Elizabeth Rucci, Jonathan Rucci
|2011||Elizabeth Rucci and Emma Rucci
|2010||Elsa Berrien, Elizabeth Rucci, and Emma Rucci
|2009||Elsa Berrien, Jenna Kohut, Elizabeth Rucci, Emma Rucci
|1995||Katie Alaimo, Mickey Allen, Derek Donnelly, Amy Modzelesky,
|1993||Katie Alaimo, Austin Allen, Emily Allen, Katharine Anne Houston,
|1992||Austin Allen, Emily Allen, John Bussolari, Bryan Davidson,
Shawn Howland, Rebecca Mehan, Michael Moreau
|1991||Cheryl Baldyga, Shawn Howland, Michelle Nai, Magin Schantz, Allison Szewzyk,
George Woodward, Nicki-Lee Zambrello
|1990||Danny Makoski, Marcy Secora [First Year of Award]