SHOUT OUT

SHOUT OUT SPOTLIGHT – Diane McFarlin

Our final spotlight is Diane McFarlin, KAI Artistic Director and Director of the 2014 SHOUT OUT! DIANE MCFARLIN is the proud Artistic Director for the Kaneland Arts Initiative directing The Music Man, Bye Bye Birdie, The Laramie Project, and Once Upon a Mattress for KAI. She is looking forward to an inspiring talk back session after directing a reading […]

SHOUT OUT SPOTLIGHT – Kelly Standing

Meet Kelly Standing, 2014 SHOUT OUT! cast member! KELLY STANDING has been hit by a car, struck by lightning and hanged from a tree. She barely missed a mass murder at her high-school workplace. In an unrelated incident, Kelly had a major organ removed. Contrary to medical precedent, it grew back! With 48 hours to […]

SHOUT OUT SPOTLIGHT – Risé Jones

I am so pleased to introduce you to the Fabulous Dr. Risé Jones, 2014 SHOUT OUT cast member! Risé Dawn Jones is co-founder and Executive Director of Hamilton Wings (www.hamiltonwings.org), a non-profit organization for children that uses the arts as a vehicle for promoting leadership, self-development, and academic readiness skills. Risé  holds a doctorate in pubic […]

SHOUT OUT SPOTLIGHT – Philip Paulson

I’m pleased to introduce the youngest member of our 2014 SHOUT OUT cast, Philip Paulson! PHILIP PAULSON is an 11 ½ year old 6th grader at Kaneland Harter Middle School (KHMS).  At KHMS, Philip participates in band and choir and he is looking forward to joining the chess club as well.  In addition to music […]

SHOUT OUT SPOTLIGHT – Sabrina Massa

I’d like to introduce you to Sabrina Massa, 2014 SHOUT OUT! cast member! SABRINA MASSA is a sophomore at Kaneland High School. During the school year she is involved with several activities including poms, theatre, and choir at the high school. Since they began, she has been involved in the Kaneland Art Initiative’s summer musicals […]

SHOUT OUT SPOTLIGHT – Jennifer Murphy

Meet Jennifer Murphy, 2014 SHOUT OUT! Cast Member! JENNIFER MURPHY is originally from Ohio and completed all of her schooling there, from kindergarten through college.  She was an elementary music specialist for seven years before she became a stay-at-home-mom to four Kaneland students: a fifth grader at Blackberry Creek, a seventh grader at KHMS, and […]

SHOUT OUT SPOTLIGHT – Pamela Gianakakos

Here she is, folks, the adorable, creative, and fun, Pamela Gianakakos, 2014 SHOUT OUT! Cast Member! PAMELA GIANAKAKOS is very excited to be a part of this important project and is looking forward to getting everyone excited for education! Pamela is a 1st grade teacher at Kaneland McDole Elementary and she is a graduate student […]