Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC)

2015 County Executive's Awards for Excellence in the Arts & Humanities


The County Executive's Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities are the most prestigious honors conferred by Montgomery County on individual artists, scholars, organizations and cultural patrons.

Now in its 14th year, these Executive's Awards allow us to pay tribute to individuals and organizations that have made a difference in Montgomery County through the arts and humanities.

Event Details 

Monday, October 26, 2015, 7:00 pm

Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College
7995 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910


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Attending the Event 

Free and Open to All

*Registering for a ticket does not guarantee entrance. Only the first 500 guests to arrive will be admitted due to the capacity constraints of the venue. All unclaimed tickets will be released to the public 30 minutes prior to the event beginning. Please arrive no less than 30 minutes prior to ensure your ticket is not released.

** If you require special accommodation such as seating for the mobility or low-vision impaired,  please e-mail Amina Cooper at at least 48 hours in advance of the event.

Awards Conferred 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Millie Shott, Friendship Heights Village Center

Lifetime Impact Award
Joel Snyder, Audio Description Associates, LLC

Community Award
Jan Papirmeister, Youth Art For Healing

Education Award
Paul Carr, Jazz Academy of Music, Inc.
Randine Levy, Roberto Clemente Middle School

Emerging Leader Award
Jason Loewith, Olney Theatre Center

Outstanding Artist or Scholar Award
Christopher K. Morgan

Individual Patron Award
Bob Buchanan, Buchanan Partners

Volunteer Award
Dwain Winters, Washington Folk Festival


For further Information or questions Please contact Amina Cooper at