The King Philip Middle School Drama Club is the recipient of a grant from the Rylee Fund of the Foundation for MetroWest, in memory of Rylee Collins, a former student in the King Philip district who passed away in 2013.
Accepting the gift is Jamie Osborne, Drama Club advisor and director at the middle school. Also present are (L-R) Gabby Martucci, musical director Ryan DeWolfe, Taylor Corey, and Laura Covell.
Collins was a member of the musical cast of Annie, Jr. and Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr. at the middle school, in 2011 and 2012 and had dreams of becoming a theatrical makeup artist.
The Rylee Fund is a charitable fund created to honor Rylee Collins’ spirit of kindness and compassion for others. The mission of the fund is to give back to the communities in which Rylee lived and loved by finding meaningful ways to give to the communities she considered home. The students presenting the award are juniors at the King Philip High School.