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Elmira principal honored for her dedication to arts.

Byline: The Register-Guard

Elmira Elementary School principal Mary Jo Simone won the 2003 Alvord Award, given annually to a Lane County resident for exemplary service and dedication to the arts.

The award was one of three given Wednesday at the Lane Arts Council's ArtsParty.

Simone, who started her career as a teacher, has been a principal in the Fern Ridge School District since 1992.

She has been involved in YouthArts projects that link teens with elementary students and connect in-school and after-school activities. Elmira Elementary students were involved from February to June 2002 in a clay tile mural project, and the school has hosted residencies with artists.

Others receiving awards:

Cafe Paradiso on the 2003 Business Arts Service Award, for providing an affordable, all-ages listening venue.

Adelante Si Hispanic Organization of Lane County won the 2003 Community Arts Award.

Now in its 12th year, Adelante Si produces Fiesta Latina, a three-day, alcohol-free celebration of Latin American arts, culture and food, held during the Cinco de Mayo weekend.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Jun 8, 2003
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