Arts Education Awards
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MAAE Arts Education Awards and Derek Pouncy Award and Scholarship will be postponed for a later date. Nominations will also be due at a later date to be posted soon.
The Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education (MAAE) 2019 Arts in Education Awards were presented at a special Awards reception during the MS Arts Commission Whole Schools Institute on June 13, 2019, at Millsaps College Academic Complex in Jackson. For more information about MAAE Arts Education Nominations 2020, please click HERE. For more information about the Derek Pouncey Memorial Scholarship & Award 2020, please click HERE.
2019 MAAE Award Winners and the Derek Pouncy Scholarship Winners
|Thad Cochran Distinguished Arts Integration Award||Andree Leckie Gamberi, Cathedral High School, Natchez|
|Thad Cochran Distinguished Visual Arts Award||Carla Nations, Florence High School, Florence|
|Outstanding Administrator Award||Dr. Rosalind Operton, Crestwood Elementary School, Meridian|
|Excellence in Higher Education||Dr. Terry Dale Cruse, Mississippi State University–Meridian|
|Excellence in Higher Education in Theatre||Joseph Frost, Belhaven University, Jackson|
|Exemplary Arts Service||Betty Wong, New Stage Theatre, Jackson|
|Distinguished Cultural Institution||The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, Ocean Springs|
|Arts Advocacy Award||Mississippi Theatre Association|
|Lifetime Achievement Award||Althea Jerome, Teaching Artist, Hattiesburg|
|Derek Pouncey Memorial Scholarship & Award||Luke Lott, West Lauderdale High School, Collinsville|
|Lucas Thomas, Southeast High School, Meridian|