OCMAA Arts Awards


We are proud to announce that Magnolia School District staff members were honored at the 2018 Orange County Music and Arts Administrator Awards. Highlights of the evening included Mrs. Barbara Quintana, Board Member, receiving the Orange County Arts Advocate Award, Dr. Frank Donavan, Superintendent, receiving the 2018 Arts on the Rise Award, Steve Pescetti, Principal receiving the Outstanding School Administrator Award, and Marta Mora-Ratkay, Teacher, receiving the OC Arts Award for Theater. These staff members were honored for their outstanding leadership and support of the Arts. The event took place on May 9 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Samueli Theater.

Congratulations to the following outstanding award winners for their leadership, advocacy and support of high-quality arts education programs:

-Barbara Quintana; Board Member—OC Arts Education Advocate

Barbara Quintana

-Dr. Frank Donavan; Superintendent—2018 OC School District with Arts Education on the Rise

-Steve Pescetti; Principal, Maxwell—Outstanding School Administrator Award

Steve Pescetti

-Marta Mora-Ratkay; OC Arts Award, Theatre, Elementary

Marta Mora-Ratkay

In addition to the awardees above, congratulations to the following teachers who were recognized as Honorees as Outstanding Arts Educators:

-James Anthony; Music Teacher and District Band Co-Director

-Stacey Kraack; Maxwell IPC and Co-Director of Disney Music in Schools Program at Maxwell

-Andrea Petry; Salk Teacher and Student Theatre Director


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