The Numerica Performing Arts Center proudly announces the 2014 Stanley Lifetime Achievement Award winners: DAN JACKSON is the recipient in the 2014 professional division and MARILYN EVERHART is the winner in the 2014 volunteer division. The awards will be presented on stage at the Numerica Festival of Trees Holiday Spice concert at the Numerica Performing Arts Center on November 20 at 7pm.The Stanley Lifetime Achievement Awards were designed in 2002 to honor the life-long arts and culture commitment of Mr. Bob Stanley. The winners will be publicly recognized with a Haglund’s Trophies custom plaque and medallion.Dan Jackson – Professional DivisionDan taught Wenatchee High Schools Choir for 30 years. From that position, he inspired thousands of local students to embrace and develop their vocal skills. In addition to leading countless award winning vocal ensembles and taking his top choirs on world tours, he also help establish the tradition of high production value musicals at the High School including directing Phantom of the Opera in 2012. He even directed Paul Atwood in Guys and Dolls in 1987 on the high school stage and many in between. Later in his teaching career, Dan shared his voice while serving on different boards that have had a huge impact in our region including the Icicle Fund Board and Icicle Creek Center for the Arts. He also continues to direct his Church’s choir as well as the Icicle Creek Youth Symphony.Marilyn Everhart – Volunteer DivisionMarilyn graduated from Northwest Nazarene University in 1973 with a double major in Elementary Education and Elementary Music. She taught 21 years before becoming a Uniserve Representative. Marilyn has given thousands of hours to share her love of music with the Wenatchee community: accompanist, choral instructor, producing and directing plays, board member, she has done it all. She has a natural talent and comes highly recommended for this award for her extreme generosity sharing that talent: playing for numerous auditions, Follies, Music Theater of Wenatchee, WHS, and productions at the Numerica PAC.Former Stanley Lifetime Achievement Award WinnersA Stanley Lifetime Achievement Award Winner is someone who has left a profoundly positive and lasting impression on the arts in Central Washington.


Sue Lawson (2013), Rudi Pauly (2012), Terry Johnson (2011), Sherry Schreck (2010), Paul Atwood (2009), Harriett Bullitt (2008), Glenn Isaacson (2007), Arlene Jones (2006), Jane Hensel (2005), Gary Montague (2004), Wilfred and Kathy Woods (2003), Joan Shelton Mason & Ruth Allan (2002)


Keith Sexson (2013), Tamera Lopushinsky (2012), Glenn Kelley (2011), Jan Cook Mack (2010), John and Susan Wagner (2009), Beth Jensen (2007), Sherry Krebs (2006), Pam Cole (2005), Richard Lapo (2004), Edward Sands (2003)Holiday Spice information and tickets at, 509-663-ARTS, or Numerica PAC Box Office at the Stanley Civic Center, 123 N Wenatchee Avenue.

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