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Rock Ridge High School Theater Teacher Honored with Hall of Fame Award with Virginia Thespians


The Virginia Thespian Society, an organization within the Educational Theatre Association, inducted Rock Ridge High School Theater teacher Tony Cimino-Johnson into the Hall of Fame to recognize his remarkable service to Virginia Thespians.

Mr. Cimino-Johnson's ten-year tenure with the Virginia Thespians has been one as a dynamic leader. He has held multiple roles, including Thespy Chair, Secretary, Webmaster and Co-Chapter Director. Mr. Cimino-Johnson's contributions to theatre education have been recognized nationally. Rock Ridge High School, where he teaches, has been awarded the Excellence in Theatre Award from the Educational Theatre Association, underlining its status as one of the top theatre education programs in the country.

Virginia Thespians is a state-wide theatre organization committed to advancing theatre at the high and middle school levels across Virginia. It provides invaluable professional opportunities for students and ongoing professional development for teachers.





Published February 6, 2024