T.C. Christensen elevated his stature in the arts at an early age by entering Mrs. Baird's Tap Academy in 1957. He graduated in 1958 at the top of his class.
Other honrs include:
1st Place - Shot put: Central Davis Jr. High, 1966; Runner-up - Mr. Valentine: Central Davis Jr. High 1967
His films have garnered over 270 awards but none of them have been as treasured as the diploma received from Mrs. Baird's Tap Academy.