15th Annual County Executive’s Awards For Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (VIDEO)
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and First Lady Catherine Leggett celebrated the 15th annual County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities on Oct. 24th at the Silver Spring Campus of Montgomery College. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.
The following residents received awards:
Lifetime Achievement Award
Lila Oliver Asher, Visual Artist and Professor
Lifetime Impact Award
Fran Ichijo, Hope Garden Children’s Ballet Theatre
Community Impact Award
Community Leadership Award
Lisa Martin, Silver Spring Town Center, Inc.
Jacqueline Akhmedova, Akhmedova Ballet Academy
Emerging Leader Award
Jason Schlafstein, Flying V Theatre
Outstanding Artist or Scholar Award
Anuradha Nehru, Kalanidhi Dance
Individual Patron Award
Cathy Bernard, Round House Theatre
Cliff Johnson and Margaret Roper, Olney Theatre Center
To find out more about the awards, you can visit the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County website.