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Highmark Presents The 12th Annual Shyne Awards

A Premier Awards Ceremony That Celebrates the Positive Achievements of Young Adults

Sunday, August 8, 2021

5:00pm: Red Carpet Ceremony
6:15pm: Awards Ceremony

Kelly Strayhorn Theater
5941 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206

Tickets: $10.00
Masks Required for All Patrons

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Join us for the 12th Annual Shyne Awards, hosted By Michelyn Hood, Correspondent, KDKA-TV Pittsburgh Today Live! The Shyne Awards, the signature event of The Shyne Awards Foundation, a student empowerment organization that exposes young adults to careers, higher education, professional development, and leadership opportunities, is a national annual awards ceremony that celebrates the positive achievements of teenagers. Masks required for all patrons.

Congratulations 2021 Shyne Honorees!

Arts Category: Zion Joelle Ross, Pittsburgh, PA
Academics: Dalen Hill, Columbus, OH
STEM: Leah Morgan Ross, Upper Marlboro, MD
Community Service: Reed Rankin, Pittsburgh, PA
Entrepreneurship: Faith Olivia-Lynn Crawford, Pittsburgh, PA
Leadership: Esha Venkat, Ashburn, VA
Young Adult Group: H.O.P.E. for Tomorrow, Pittsburgh, PA
Movement Award: Young Black Motivated Kings & Queens, Pittsburgh, PA
Overcoming Obstacles: Michael Mason, Washington DC
Service In Ministry: Taylor Simone Dotson, Pittsburgh, PA

Gwendolyn J. Elliott Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Audrey Murrell
Illumination Award (Business): Nikki Heckman, Bistro To Go

While at the show you can also enjoy MAGNIFICENT MOTOWN! Art Inspired by the Music, an exhibition from Women of Visions inspired by the revolutionary musical genre and currently on view in the Kelly Strayhorn Theater lobby.

Don’t wait to purchase your tickets! Seating will be at limited capacity.
Please wear a mask if you are not fully vaccinated.

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