Six individuals and organizations have won The United Arts Council of Collier County 2016 Stars in the Arts awards. The Stars awards reward leadership in the arts, with nominations from the public and judging by past Stars winners.The United Arts Council introduced the Stars in the Arts program 10 years ago to recognize individuals and organizations for leadership in the arts. This year 40 nominations were received. A selection committee consisting of past Stars in the Arts winners and leaders in the arts community review applications. They assess credentials and rate each nominee based on contributions to the arts.
“Judy Evans: A longtime Collier County resident who developed, implemented and directed a pre-K violin/music literacy program called “MusicScores!”. This program helps to enable children from low-income environments to master skills required for kindergarten.” (See the Naples Daily News for more information.)
Congratulations to Judy on receiving this well-deserved award.