Booster Club for the Fine Arts
Become a member of Applause during online registration. You can find us in the School Store on Infinite Campus. Memberships start at $40 per family.
Calendar our meeting dates. Everyone is welcome! Fall semester Applause meetings are 6:30-8 p.m. on the following dates in the LAUNCH space at BC: 9/13, 10/11, 12/13, 1/10.
Get involved. You can help support Applause by volunteering at our events, becoming a corporate sponsor and participating in fundraisers. Every hour helps, and every dollar counts.
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How You Can support applause
Become a member
Memberships start at $40 per family. There are a number of membership levels to choose from.
Fill out our online form.
Then, pay via Venmo (@bchsapplause) or write a check made payable to Applause, Inc. and drop it off in the school office or mail it to BC at 16900 West Gebhardt Road, Brookfield, WI 53005
We have many opportunities for you to get involved: attend a meeting, join the board, join a committee, be a parent liaison, or volunteer at events.
We are currently in need of the following volunteers for 2022-23:
Advisory Board: Social Events Committee Co-Chairs, two positions available
Parent Representative Liaisons to Choir and Visual Arts
Become a sponsor
As a sponsor, we will recognize you or your company as a supporter of the fine arts, through social media and at our many events throughout the year. We have variable levels of sponsorship for everyone:
In-kind Bravo Sponsor (value $300+ in good or services donated)
Encore Sponsor ($500+)
Forte Sponsor ($750+)
Maestro Sponsor ($1,000+)
JOIN our FUNDRAISERS
Holiday Kick-off Event
Congratulations to our 2022 Applause Scholarship winners: Amelia Hayward, Reid Miner, Ainsley Taipala and Spencer Thomas.
Applause is proud to recognize BCHS seniors for their artistic pursuits. Each year, Applause awards multiple scholarships to fine arts students who give their best efforts, help others, and encourage fellow students to excel.
Membership in Applause all four years of high school
Be a senior who has participated in Band, Choir, Orchestra, Visual Arts, Creative Media, Dramatic Theater, or Musical Theater at BCHS for at least two years
Plan to attend college, university, or trade school following graduation
Have no suspensions or code violations
*There is no minimum GPA requirement.
Applications will be available in early March 2023. Watch for information in the school announcements and on Applause social media. Eligible students will also receive information via email.
Meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. in the BC LAUNCH space. Everyone is welcome to attend. Dates are 9/13, 10/11, 12/13, 1/10, 2/7 (first Tuesday), 3/14, 4/11, 5/9.
Board of Directors
President: Sue Koerner
Vice President: Kathy Kindler
Treasurer: Nicole Rupe
Secretary: Lynne Thomas
Sara Silver-Traband and Nina Stull,
Membership: Sara Field and Sarah Heideman, Co-Chairs
Scholarship: Beth Brunner
Sponsorship: Liz Beaudoin and Erika McClean, Co-Chairs
Annual Fundraiser: Renee Larson and Amanda Busalacchi, Co-Chairs
Social Events: OPEN and OPEN,
Visual Arts: OPEN
Orchestra: Chelle Schmidt
Band: Heather Zgonc
Musical and Dramatic Theater: Marisa Pifher