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Nov. 3, 2018 - Plano West Vertical Visual Art Team Awarded with "Arts Education" Award by the Plano ArtCentre

For making significant and lasting contributions to the arts in Plano, the visual arts team of the Plano ISD West cluster was awarded with the "Arts Education" award by the ArtCentre of Plano at their For the Love of Art event on November 3. "We are so very proud of the team’s commitment to providing students with a continuously rich and vibrant art education K-12, which is achieved through their collaboration and commitment to the curriculum,” said Plano ISD Visual Arts Coordinator Laura Grundler. Congratulations to these dedicated teachers.


West cluster representatives accepting award

Accepting the award at the event are Tracy Evans, Mitchell Elementary and Douglas Darracott, Plano West Senior High. Also pictured are ArtCentre Executive Director Suzy Sloan Jones (far left) and ArtCentre Director Scott Fischer (far right).

West vertical team honored at the event are:

  • Alison Adame, Brinker Elementary School
  • Tamra Alami, Haun Elementary School
  • Sara Aminzadeh, Rice Middle School
  • Adriane Anderson, Jasper High School
  • Kathee Born, Barksdale Elementary School
  • Beth Carter, Skaggs Elementary School
  • Priscilla Clark, Frankford Middle School
  • Douglas Darracott, Plano West Senior High School
  • Sarah DePetris, Plano West Senior High School
  • Mickalena Dukes, Shepton High School
  • Samantha Elert, Gulledge Elementary School
  • Laura Evans, Rose Haggar Elementary School
  • Tracy Evans, Mitchell Elementary School
  • Phillip Frye, Plano West Senior High School
  • Jeanine Gaston, Plano West Senior High School
  • Matthew Grundler, Renner Middle School
  • Wynita Harmon, Huffman Elementary School
  • Tana Holderman, Jackson Elementary School
  • Pam Hopson-Horn, Gulledge Elementary School
  • Karen Horton, Daffron Elementary School
  • Lisa Hunsaker, Robinson Middle School
  • Lisa Kanso, Centennial Elementary School
  • Ted Kincaid, Plano West Senior High School
  • Stacey Medler, Mitchell Elementary School
  • Kimberly Paser, Shepton High School
  • Melissa Pierce, Shepton High School
  • Erin Rowe, Hightower Elementary School
  • Sara Stevens, Jasper High School
  • Mignon Swenson, Andrews Elementary School
  • Tara Vaughn, Wyatt Elementary School
  • Lauren Well, Renner Middle School
  • Theresa Ximenes, Jasper High School

About the ArtCenter of Plano

The ArtCentre Of Plano inspires, supports and promotes excellence, diversity and vitality in the arts and arts education in the community.