Applause: Fine Arts Booster Club

Applause is a parent run 501(c)(3) organization that supports the fine arts at Brookfield Central High School, including Art, Band, Choir, Creative Media, Orchestra, and Theater. We help with community awareness, supplemental purchases, and advocating for district and community support.

Applause Executive Board
Toni Kroeplin - President
Karen Selkey - Vice President
Jim Hoffman - Treasurer
Lynn Thomas - Secretary

Applause Committee Chairs
Melanie Bullesbach - Communications
OPEN - Scholarship
Amy DiPiazza & Katie Long - Social
OPEN - Student Representatives
OPEN - Membership

Applause Department Liaisons
Karen Selkey - Art & Creative Media Liaison
Mary Cairns - Choir Liaison
Michelle Miner - Band Liaison
Amber Hayward - Theater Liaison
Sara Field - Orchestra Liaison

Be a Member
Membership is available to all BCHS families.
You do not need to have a student in the fine arts to be an Applause member and support the fine arts.

Volunteer with Applause
We have a lot of fun opportunities for you to get involved. Join the board, join a committee, be a parent representative, or just volunteer your time at events. 

Find out More – Join Us for a Meeting. Find out first hand the great things we are planning for the year. We know you’re busy, volunteer for what you can. Every hour counts!

Be an Applause Sponsor
Do you or your company want to be a sponsor? We have many opportunities to get your company’s name out there as a supporter of the fine arts.

• Member Gifts
• Playbill Advertising
• Scholarship
• Silent Auction
• Event Sponsorship
• Concession Donations
• Food Donations

Please contact Toni Kroeplin at for more information.

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