2017 FAAE Leadership Award Recipients

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The Florida Alliance for Arts Education recognizes leaders who work in various capacities to ensure that arts education is available in all Florida schools and communities and that arts education is of the highest quality.  Leadership in the areas of education, administration, and community are recognized.

 2017 Recipient will be announced soon within each award section. 

Arts Educational Professional

Arts Education Professional – School
Christopher Dorsey
Director of Jazz Bands 
Dillard Center for the Arts



Arts Education Professional – Community
Mary Giraulo 
Manager, Grants & Arts Education
United Arts of Central Florida



Business Leader – Posthumously

Herbert M. “Tippen” Davidson, Jr.
Daytona Beach New Journal




 Community Volunteer

Myra Weaver 
Florida Youth Orchestra




Elected Official

John Mica
Former Representative 
Florida House of Representatives




School Administrator

Tom Schwarm
RJ Murray Middle School




Doris Leeper Award

Daniel Lewis
Dean of Dance
New World School of the Arts




 Special Award

Jackson Walker