2015 Fine Arts Educator of the Year Michelle Osborne  &  Arts Person of the Year Angela Moore

2016 Arts Person of the Year Wes Tucker &

Fine Arts Educator of the Year Stacy Bottoms

Our Hall of Fame....

For any questions regarding these awards or the nomination and winner selection process,

please email stanlycountyartscouncil1974@gmail.com, or call 704-982-8118. 

2017 Arts Person & Fine Arts Educator Winners 
announced at Celebration of the Arts!

2017 Fine Arts Educator of the Year is

Mrs. Jessica Alvarez Kiser

 For the past 5 years, Mrs. Kiser has been the band and choral director at Albemarle Middle School. She was highly recommended by her school principal, Beverly Pennington.

       The Stanly County Arts Council recognizes a Fine Arts Educator of the Year with the "Jim Kennedy" award, given in loving memory of James D. Kennedy, a long time Fine Arts Educator and supporter of the arts in education.  Mrs. Kiser received a $250 classroom scholarship that the AMS band used to purchased congas.

2017 Arts Person of the Year is 

Mrs. Carmella Hedrick 

  This award was created in 2014 to recognize those who have made a significant positive impact on the arts in our county, and who have worked diligently to support, promote, and create quality arts experiences for our whole community.  A $250 donation from the Arts Council is made in Mrs. Hedrick's honor to the art(s) group of his choosing.  Mrs. Hedrick chose the Stanly County Concert Band.

Supporting and Encouraging the Arts in Stanly County since 1974