The Principals Appreciation Breakfast celebrates the achievements of Orange County Public Schools principals including retaining certified arts teachers in every school and continually expanding access to arts education for all students.

Nominate your principal for the Arts Principal Award! This award recognizes principals who support and promote arts education and arts participation in their schools. Award winners will be recognized at the Annual Principals Appreciation Breakfast.

Arts Principal Award Nomination Forms



For more information about the Principals Appreciation Breakfast and the Arts Principal Award...

2018 Principals Appreciation Breakfast Press Release

2017 Principals Appreciation Breakfast Press Release

2016 Principals Appreciation Breakfast Press Release

 Orlando Arts Magazine, 2015 Arts Principal Award Article 


The 2018 Principals Appreciation Breakfast was presented by United Arts of Central Florida

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Arts Principal Award Winners

2018 Winners

Ms. Debra Vereen – Ventura Elementary, Mr. Jose Martinez – Colonial High,
Ms. Carroll Grimando – Wolf Lake Middle

2017 Winners 

Mrs. Ann Hembrook – Odyssey Middle, Dr. Anne Carcara – University High,
Mr. Mark Charlton – Durrance Elementary

2016 Winners

Mrs. Margaret Nampon – Lake Nona High, Mrs. Kathy Petersen – Waterford Elementary,
Dr. Christopher Camacho – Westridge Middle

2015 Winners

Dr. Leigh Ann Bradshaw – Oak Ridge High, Mr. Jose Martinez – Lake Nona Middle,
Ms. Mary Hool – Sand Lake Elementary


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