ANKENY, Iowa (November 23, 2016) - Ashland Ridge Principal Mark Moss was honored as an Outstanding Administrator in Support of Music Education by the Iowa Music Educators Association at the 70th Annual Iowa All-State Music Festival.
Moss was nominated by Ashland Ridge music teacher Kris VerSteegt.
"Mr. Moss has far exceeded my hopes and expectations as a true believer in the arts and the impact that arts education has on children," said VerSteegt. "His support of the fine arts and his support of our professional development is truly astounding."
Moss received his award from IMEA president-elect and conference chair, Kendra Leisinger, on November 19 at the Iowa All-State Festival Concert.
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