CHAMPIONS OF THE ARTS AWARDS – TO HONOUR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING
Carousel Players, The Niagara Symphony Orchestra, and Rodman Hall Art Centre announce the inaugural Champions of the Arts Awards. Each organization will recognize and celebrate an outstanding elementary school teacher who inspires their students though the integration of the arts in the classroom, and across the curriculum.
Continuing our 13 year tradition, Carousel Players will offer the Norah Morgan Award for Excellence in Theatre Arts. The Niagara Symphony Orchestra will celebrate a deserving music teacher with their first ever Paul van Dongen Award for Excellence in Music Education, and Rodman Hall Art Centre will honour an educator with their new Excellence in Visual Arts Education Award. All elementary school principals and teacher colleagues are invited to submit nominations for these awards.
Nominate a Champion:
Nominations will be accepted by each respective organization until June 12, 2017. Recipients of these awards will be announced by each organization in the 2017-2018 school year.
Further information for additional Champion of the Arts awards and nomination forms can be found as follows:
Celebrating its 70th anniversary in the 2017-18 season, the Niagara Symphony Orchestra is a professional orchestra of over 50 musicians, providing classical and contemporary orchestral music to residents of Niagara. Passionate in its commitment to music education, the NSO offers innovative programming to inspire young people and nurture a lifelong enjoyment of classical music.
*Click here to access the NSO’ s Paul van Dongen Award for Excellence in Music Education
Rodman Hall Art Centre is a contemporary art gallery in the historic Thomas Rodman Merritt House, overlooking the Walker Botanical Garden that descends to the Twelve Mile Creek. Year-round, their program connects the community with art through innovative and thought-provoking exhibitions, events, and art classes for all ages.
*Click here to access Rodman Hall Art Centre’s Excellence in Visual Arts Education