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
President: Karen Selkey 
Vice-President: Amber Hayward 
Treasurer: Jim Hoffman 
Secretary: Lynne Thomas

Applause Committee Chairs
Marketing and Communications: Melanie Buellesbach, Sara Field
Membership: Susan Koerner, Sarah Heideman
Scholarship: Toni Kroeplin
Fall Fundraiser: OPEN
Spring Fundraiser: Karen Selkey, Amber Hayward
Social Events: Amy DiPiazza, Katie Long

Applause Parent Representatives
Choir: Kathy Kindler
Theater: Melanie Buellesbach
Orchestra: Sara Field
Band: Toni Kroeplin
Visual Arts: Karen Selkey
Digital Imaging: Amber Hayward

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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