Miss OCU's Outstanding Teen 2020

Ella Phillips

Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Education: EPIC Charter Schools - Junior Regent Preparatory School

Social Impact: Literacy

Scholastic/Career Ambition:

  • Double major in Vocal Performance and Musical Theatre

  • To perform on Broadway

Talent: Vocal

Leadership Roles: Director and Founder of Oklahoma Teens Unite for Literacy; Teen Board Member and Head of Social Media for the Pearl House in Ghana; Student Council Committee Member; Tulsa Youth Opera; Ambassador for Fit for Broadway; Regent Preparatory High School Choir

Accomplishments: Performed in four professional operas, 12 musicals, and three plays; Performed the national anthem at the Governor's Inauguration & Pre-Inauguration Children's Festival; Gold 4 Kids Cancer Walk Annual Volunteer, raising $293k for pediatric cancer; Broadway Student Summit New York workshop participant for "On Your Feet"; Sang on stage with opera icons Leona Mitchell, Susan Graham, and Sarah Coburn; Accepted into Kristen Chenoweth Broadway Bootcamp and Oklahoma City University Intensive. 

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