June 12, 2023

KIPP Academy Lynn Alum Wins Tony Award!

June 11, 2023

KIPP Academy Lynn middle school alumni, Alex Newell, made history last night when they became the first nonbinary person to win a Tony for acting. Alex stars as Lulu, an independent, whiskey distiller in “Shucked,” a musical comedy about a rural community thrust into crisis when the corn crop on which it depends suddenly starts dying. They were featured in the Boston Globe and Lynn Item

Check out their acceptance speech here, you don’t want to miss it!

Congratulations, Alex! The KIPP Academy Lynn team is cheering for you!


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