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Alejandra Tamez, a senior at McAllen High School, will be attending the Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago this fall.

This elite program accepts just 32 students. She also received a merit scholarship of $28,000 a year. 

On May 15, Tamez earned or co-earned four awards at the 2022 Palms (theatre awards for the Rio Grande Valley). These include:

  • Best Actress in a Leading Role of a Play
  • Best Production of a Play
  • Best Choreography of a Musical
  • Best Ensemble of a Musical

Tamez intends to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting.