Courtney Norcross
Courtney Norcross stands proudly with her Arts Champion Award.

June 11, 2021-- Silver Bay Elementary School Supervisor of Instruction Courtney Norcross has been named Arts Champion Educator of the Year by Young Audiences of New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania.

Silver Bay hosts the YA Arts Lab, a multi-year, arts-based grant funded by the Grunin Foundation in partnership with Young Audiences. For her prominent role in making the project so successful, Norcross was awarded this honor.

“You can see her love for education, for her students, and for the whole community through her work," said Young Audiences Education Operations Director Liz Winter about Norcross during a virtual celebration and awards ceremony.

"I'm very honored and privileged to be receiving the Arts Championship Award this year," said Norcross. "Thank you very much!"

The full awards ceremony can be viewed at the YA website or below, and the Arts Champion award happens around the 13-minute mark. Congratulations to Ms. Norcross on a well-deserved honor!