LeRoy's Jackie Block is being recognized for her work on the theatrical stage by her peers.

She was recently honoured with the Saskatoon and Area Theatre Award for Outstanding Emerging Artist.

Block took her first acting course at St. Peter's College in Muenster before diving deep into the art while at the University of Saskatchewan.

She has performed in The Three Sisters which was her first production. Since graduating in 2014 from the U of S she has taken part in All through the Night, Henry IV, and Into the Woods.