28th Annual Arts Ovation Awards in Downtown Allentown

Leah Wentz, Senior Marketing Coordinator

The Allentown Arts Commission and the City of Allentown celebrated the 28th Annual Arts Ovation Awards on Tuesday, May 10th, at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Allentown. The event honors outstanding achievements in the arts. The winners were nominated by their peers and selected based on their accomplishments and efforts in the Allentown arts scene. 

The Baum School of Art, Civic Theatre of Allentown, and Community Music School also bestowed scholarships in art, theater, and music to students from Allentown’s high schools.

Trifecta Technologies is a proud supporter of the Arts Ovation Awards. President Doug Pelletier had the honor of presenting this year’s Emerging Artist award.

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Recipients of the 2016 Arts Ovation Awards:

Outstanding Educator in the Arts: Lawrence Flynn

Outstanding Service to the Arts: Muhlenberg College/Office of Community Service & Civic Engagement

Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts: Femi J. Johnson

Outstanding Achievement in the Performing Arts: Craig Thatcher

Outstanding Philanthropy Award: Julius & Katheryn Hommer Foundation

Emerging Artist: Keith Garubba

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Arts Ovation Scholarship Recipients:

Visual Arts given by The Baum School of Art: Malik Smith (Louis E. Dieruff High School), Belicia Kingsley (William Allen High School), Rachel Myers (Central Catholic High School).

Music given by The Community Music School: Dedrik Ramos (Louis. E. Dieruff High School), Anthony Richards (William Allen High School), Johnny Tran (Central Catholic High School).

Theatre given by Civic Theatre of Allentown: Prescious Correa (Louis. E. Dieruff High School), Claire Patterson (William Allen High School), Abby Garza (Central Catholic High School).

Leah Wentz

Leah Wentz

Leah Wentz is the Senior Marketing Coordinator at Trifecta and a Salesforce Certified Administrator and Pardot Specialist. She manages Trifecta’s brand within the market and  coordinates all marketing-related events and activities. When she's not at work, Leah enjoys wine tasting with her hubby and finding new places to explore with their two dogs.

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