Show to go virtual once more on Sunday, May 16; $108,000 in scholarships to be awarded
The Majestic Empire Foundation is pleased to announce that two area high school students have been selected to participate in The Majestic Empire Foundation’s Production Assistant Internship Program.

Presented as part of The Majestic Empire Foundation’s annual scholarship program and in affiliation with Blanchard Creative Group, Production Assistant Interns will play a critical role in the creative, technical and musical aspects of this year’s Joci Awards, premiering virtually on Sunday, May 16, 2021 starting at 6:00 p.m. CST. Each Production Assistant will receive a $1,000 scholarship to the college or university of their choice.

This year’s Production Assistants are:

Sofia Barrón – North East School of the Arts; San Antonio, TX

Melena Gonzalez-Marrero – North East School of the Arts; San Antonio, TX

The Foundation will once again award $100,000 in scholarship funds, maintaining its designation as one of the largest funding sources of its kind in the country. Additional show details, including how to tune in, will be announced at

About The Majestic Empire Foundation —The Majestic Empire Foundation is dedicated to the development of the performing arts through education and scholarships, as well as the restoration and preservation of historic theatres. The Majestic Empire Foundation offers a variety of educational initiatives to nurture and grow the performing arts, including an annual scholarship program, as well as additional educational and training opportunities. For more information, visit