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49th Annual Wastebasket Revue Opens, Supports Scholarships for ISD 279 Students

Apr 07, 2016 10:36AM ● Published by Wendy Erlien

2016 Wastebasket Revue (photo by Wendy Erlien)

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In its 49th year, the Wastebasket Revue continues to take to the stage to provide scholarships for Osseo Area Schools students.

The 2016 production titled “49 and Feeling Fine! (We ain’t 50 yet!)" is scheduled for:

  • 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7 (Park Center Senior High)
  • 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8 (Park Center Senior High)
  • 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9 (Park Center Senior High)
  • 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10 (Park Center Senior High)
  • 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15 (Maple Grove Senior High School - Maple Grove, MN)
  • 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16 (Maple Grove Senior High)
  • 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17 (Maple Grove Senior High) 

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors (65 and older), and $6 for students. There is a discount for the opening night production. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. 

Since 1967, more than $1 million has been raised and 750 scholarships awarded. 

The annual event features current and retired Osseo School District staff along with community members, volunteering their time and talents to create an original music variety show. The funds raised during the productions are used to award scholarships to seniors pursuing post-secondary education.

The 2016 scholarship recipients, according to the Wastebasket Revue website, are:

Maple Grove Senior High

  • Mackenzie Felton
  • Emily Johnson
  • Kathleen Leonard
  • Michael Lu
  • Allie Rudin
  • Connor Scheidler
  • Abhiram Vadali
Osseo Senior High

  • Meghan Corniea
  • Destinee Doe
  • Jeremy Mattson
  • Ariana Pope

Park Center Senior High

  • Grace Arel
  • Alison Christianson
  • Grant Engeman
  • Spencer Johnston
  • Martha Oware
  • Prarabdha Yonzon

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