CHAMPIONS OF THE ARTS AWARDS – TO HONOUR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

Carousel Players, The Niagara Symphony Orchestra, and Rodman Hall Art Centre are pleased to offer the annual Champions of the Arts Awards. Each organization recognizes and celebrate an outstanding teacher who inspires their students though the integration of the arts in the classroom, and across the curriculum.

Carousel Players offers the Norah Morgan Award for Excellence in Theatre Arts. The Niagara Symphony Orchestra celebrates a deserving music teacher with the Paul van Dongen Award for Excellence in Music Education, and Rodman Hall Art Centre honours an educator with their Excellence in Visual Arts Education Award. All school principals and teacher colleagues are invited to submit nominations for these awards.

Norah Morgan Award for Excellence in Theatre Arts Education

Nominations are accepted from March to June.

Recipients will be announced the following school year.

Nomination Form (English)
Nomination Form (French)

Paul van Dongen Award for Excellence in Music Education

Niagara Symphony Orchestra | Niagarasymphony.com
Celebrating its 70th anniversary, 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.

Excellence in Visual Arts Education

Rodman Hall | brocku.ca/rodman-hall
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.