The Interdistrict School for Arts and Communication (ISAAC) announces long-time ISAAC and community and youth arts supporter Ken Kitchings, of Kitchings Productions, as the 2011 recipient of the ISAAC Arts, Community and Education (ACE) Award. The award honors a role model citizen who has chosen the arts as their vehicle, community as their focus of service and education as an integral component of their vision. Past honorees include Alva G. Greenberg and Steve and Jeannie Sigel.
An award gala honoring Kitchings will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, November 4, at Ocean Beach Park's Port 'N' Starboard Room, 98 Neptune Ave., New London. The public is welcome to attend. The cost is $85 per person with proceeds going to the ISAAC 2011-12 Annual Fund. For more information, visit www.isaacsupport.com or call Migdalia Salas at 860-447-1003, ext. 215. Sponsorship opportunities are available .
ISAAC, founded in 1997, is a public chartered middle school which is committed to advancing academic achievement through an arts integrated curriculum. ISAAC’s mission is dedicated to being an experiential learning community where students, families, and teachers are challenged to discover and express the best in themselves and each other while valuing the diversity in school, the community and the world. ISAAC's 191 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders come from (12) neighboring towns of Southeastern Connecticut. ISAAC is located in New London's Historic Waterfront District.