The Class of 2023
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CLASS OF 2023
CELEBRATING YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Each year, it is our honor to welcome 100 arts students and 20 leaders to celebrate with their loved ones and our arts community during the annual awards ceremony.
The program will include remarks from state officials, messages from our alumni, and performances from past and present award recipients.
Congratulations, Class of 2023.
Heather Warfel Sandler
Exceptional Leadership, Commitment, & Contribution to Dance Education
Mrs. Blanca Jackson
Exceptional Leadership, Commitment, and Contribution to Providing Access to Dance Education
Distinguished Service in Theatre Education and Arts Administration
Jane Kandy Lippincott
Distinguished Service in the Field of Art
John J. Pappas Recognition Award
A Special Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors
The event is a partnership of the Arts Ed NJ, the Department of Education, Art Pride New Jersey Foundation, the Department of State and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
Additional support is provided by the New Jersey Governor’s Awards in Arts Education Planning Council: Art Pride New Jersey Foundation, the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics Program; Art Educators of New Jersey; Art Administrators of New Jersey; Dance New Jersey; New Jersey Council of Teachers of English; New Jersey Speech and Debate League; New Jersey Music Educators Association; New Jersey Performing Arts Center; Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey, NJ Poetry Out Loud Program; Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey Thespians, and Appel Farm Music & Arts Campus.