AWARDS

2016     7th NAEA Rising Star National Art Award Winner
             Presented to one student artist in the nation
             Chicago, IL


             Two Scholastic Art National Silver Medalist
             Category: Painting
             Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

             115 Scholastic Art Northeast Regional Awards

2015     6th NAEA Rising Star National Art Award Winner
             Presented to one student artist in the nation
             New Orleans, LA.


             Scholastic Art National Gold & Silver Medalist
             Category: Painting
             Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

             84 Scholastic Art Northeast Regional Awards

             AACPS Scholarship for Scholars Winner in Art

2014     5th NAEA Rising Star National Art Award Winner
             Presented to one student artist in the nation
             San Diego, CA.


             5 Scholastic Art National Gold & Silver Medalists
             Category: Photography
             Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

             67 Scholastic Art Northeast Regional Awards

2013     Dr. Douthat Outstanding Achievement Award
             Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA


             Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher of the Year
             Washington Post, Washington, D.C.


             William U. Harris National Award of Excellence
             Brooklyn, NY


             Citation for Excellence in Education
             Floor of the House of Delegates, Annapolis, MD

             National Sponsor of the Year, NAHS
             NAEA National Convention, Fort Worth, TX


             4th NAEA Rising Star National Art Award Winner
             Presented to one student artist in the nation
             Fort Worth, TX


             13 Scholastic Art Northeast Regional Awards

2012     3rd NAEA Rising Star National Art Award Winner
             Presented to one student artist in the nation
             New York, NY


             6 Scholastic Art Northeast Regional Awards

             MD Federation Women's Club Statewide Art Award

2011     2nd NAEA Rising Star National Art Award Winner
             Presented to one student artist in the nation
             Seattle, WA


             AACPS Scholarship for Scholars Winner in Art

             1st Scholastic Art Northeast Regional Award

2010     National Board Certification
             One of only 3% of all Teachers Nationwide


             National Outstanding Young Educator of the Year
             Finalist, Washington, D.C.


             1st NAEA Rising Star National Art Award Winner
             Presented to one student artist in the nation
             NAEA Convention, Baltimore, MD


             AACPS Scholarship for Scholars Winner in Art

             MD Federation Women's Club Statewide Art Award

2009     National Blue Ribbon Presenter Award
             Washington, D.C.


2005     Los Angeles Good Shepherd Domestic Violence
             Community Service Award, Los Angeles, CA


             Who's Who in America

             Leading Educators of the World Award

2004     Maryland State Teacher of the Year
             Excellence in Education Award


             Anne Arundel County Public School's
             Teacher of the Year Award


             Governor's Citation for
             Excellence in Education Award


             Anne Arundel County Council Citation Award

             Honored on the Floor of the House and Senate
             Washington, D.C.


2003     Who's Who Among America's Teachers

2002     MAEA Most Outstanding Arts Educator Award

2001     State Superintendent Commendation
             for Post September 11th Relief Efforts


             Arundel Mills People's Choice Award
             for Umbrellas for Art Exhibition (the Raven)


2000     Southern High School Teacher of the Year Award

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