Katelyn Nicole Mutai was an actress, dancer, singer, and leader during her participation in East Texas Performing Arts productions. Her talent and sweetness were always evident.

Each year, East Texas Performing Arts awards a scholarship to a local high school graduate based upon dedication, achievement, and growth while participating in ETPA productions. Katelyn would have been a prime candidate for 2021. In her honor, we namedg the annual award, the Kaitlyn Mutai Memorial Scholarship.