First Annual SAPPA Awards

2007 – Alvaro Cortez, Beyond the Bell (LAUSD)
Community Enrichment Award

 

2008 – Patrice Rushen, Grammy Award Winner
Visionary Artist Award
Iris Stevenson, Crenshaw HS (LAUSD)
Educator of the Year

 

2009 – Kenny Burrell, UCLA Jazz Dept.
Educator of the Year

 

2010 – Frank Harris, Southeast Symphony Assoc.
Educator of the Year

 

2011 – Barbara Morrison,
Performer & Arts Advocate
Educator of the Year

 

2012 – Pat Prescott,
94.7 FM the WAVE
Community Enrichment Award

 

2013 – Charles Dickerson, ICYOLA
(Inner-City Youth Orchestra of
Los Angeles)
Community Enrichment Award

 

2014 - Robert Lesoine

Educator of the Year