Hallandale High one of 50 schools to receive NBC grant
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. Hallandale High School is one of fifty high schools that have risen above 1,000 applicants to claim NBC¹s R.I.S.E. America grants. The program inspired by the network¹s upcoming drama “Rise” about a high school theatre department and its effects on a small town is awarding half million dollars to high school theatre programs across the country.
Through R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America, NBC has awarded each of the 50 winning schools with a $10,000 grant that will cover the critical needs of their theatre programs ranging from production expenses to technical equipment and master classes. NBC is facilitating the program in partnership with the Education Theatre Foundation (ETF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to shaping lives through theatre education.
"It is a dream come true for me that 'Rise' will have a genuine impact on 50 high