THE L.U.C.Y. AWARD
Lifting Up Children and Youth
The L.U.C.Y. Award celebrates K-12 educators from the state of Mississippi who embody the educational mission of GRAMMY Museum Mississippi. The Museum’s mission is to use music as a gateway to learning; inspiring and cultivating creativity, critical thinking, and self-expression. All K-12 educators who reside and teach in the state of Mississippi are invited to apply. Applicants are eligible for prizes and unique professional opportunities. In addition to the annual award, GRAMMY Museum Mississippi offers an online library of music-related lessons for use in the classroom.
Lucy Janoush was a devoted community advocate who led and engaged with many charitable organizations in the Mississippi Delta and throughout the state. Her dedication in supporting education was evident through her work in area schools, booster clubs, and youth organizations. She exhibited a deep passion for music education and led the charge to secure funding for the construction and opening of the Museum. She served as President of the Board of Directors from the Museum’s inception in 2011 until her death in 2017. In Lucy Janoush’s memory, GRAMMY Museum Mississippi and the Janoush family are proud to honor K-12 educators who foster a creative learning environment and enhance an educational experience through the use of music.
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