Skip to main content

ECCOTA honors those with their "Hearts in the Arts"

February 19, 2014

Photo submitted by Matt Frank Jason Phipps, a Ridgway Area School District music teacher, was recognized as an ECCOTA "Hearts in the Arts" award winner. He is shown receiving a plaque from Abbi Peters, ECCOTA executive director, during the organization's annual gala held Saturday.

Two individuals and one local organization were honored on Saturday evening for their contributions to the arts in Elk County during the Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) annual gala.
The 2014 "Heart in the Arts" award recipients, all of whom were chosen by ECCOTA's Board of Directors and staff, were Elkwood Arts, Jason Phipps and Deborah Pontzer.
"This year marks ECCOTA's 30th year serving the residents of Elk County and we are thrilled to be honoring those who have helped to make sure our mission is met in providing the area with opportunities for public participation in the arts," said ECCOTA Executive Director Abbi Peters.

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team opened their 2014 fall season with a 9-0 shutout...
The Elk County Catholic High School golf team won their first dual match of the season on Friday...
Elk County Catholic High School defended their St. Marys-DuBois Golf Challenge title with a perfect...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...