Kathy Marron of Thomas Elementary School in Flagstaff honored by the Arizona Department of Education

| May 21, 2019

Kathy Marron, left, with Arizona Superintendent Kathy Hoffman, center and Thomas Elementary School Principal Ginni Biggs. Courtesy photo

FLAGSTAFFKathy Marron, an art teacher at Thomas Elementary School in Flagstaff, was recognized for Excellence in Art Education by the Arizona State Board of Education during a recent Board Meeting.

Superintendent Kathy Hoffman spoke to the importance of art education as part of a well rounded and highly engaging educational experience.

“Arts programs are an essential part of a well-rounded education system,” Hoffman said. “I want to thank all of the wonderful artists – both teachers and students – for enriching our state by sharing their talents.”

Marron was the 2019 Viola Award Winner for Excellence in Art Education.

Nearly a dozen educators statewide were named Arts Teachers of the Year at the board meeting.

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