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JOHN  WHAPHAM

Mr. Whapham has been the Theatre Director at Sycamore High School since the fall of 2005. He teaches Acting, and Technical Theatre courses.  In 2012, Mr. Whapham received the Outstanding Theatre Educator Award from the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Mr. Whapham studied Acting, Directing and Management at Miami University.  He studied Voice and Music at Kent State University and Education at the University of Virginia.  Mr. Whapham received his Master's degree in Educational Administration from Xavier University in January of 2007. He is licensed in Theatre, Music and Administration K-12.

Before coming to Sycamore, Mr. Whapham was the Theatre Director of Herndon High School, a 2500-student Fairfax County public school, just outside of Washington, D.C.  In 2004, Mr. Whapham served as the Technical Director for the Cappies National Theatre Program at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Since coming to Sycamore, Mr. Whapham has founded and continues to run a successful summer theatre camp for grades 1-8, as well as a regional high school summer theatre program.  

Mr. Whapham and his wife Seana are the proud parents of four Aviators.

 

Mr. Whapham can be reached via e-mail at 
whaphamj@sycamoreschools.org or by phone at 686-1770 Ext. 3224

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