Western Washington University released the names of the Outstanding Graduates for the 2014-15 academic year and Quy Ton, a Bellingham High School graduate, made the list.
From Western’s press release:
Quy Ton, the Outstanding Graduate in Theatre, graduated in June with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre. She worked in management on several productions at Western, most recently “/faust,” a devised production she stage-managed. Ton also completed a self-directed research trip to Vietnam, where she studied Vietnamese theatre and LGBT lifestyles. As a member of Western’s Departmentally Related Activities Committee, Ton championed for the support of the performing arts. She was also a student representative on the Student and Activities Fee Committee, which allocates more than $4 million in student fees each year. This summer, she’ll work at Everett Kidstage Theatre then spend a year-long internship with Seattle Repertory Theatre. A graduate of Bellingham High School, she is the daughter of Thanh Ton and Khanh Nguyen.