Photo Flash: Carol Channing Receives CA State Recognition
Broadway legend Carol Channing was honored on September 6 at the State Capitol for her numerous contributions in promoting arts education in California, and received proclamations of excellence from the California Legislature, one by California State Governor Schwarzenegger personally.
Carol Channing received the following:
From the CA State Senate: California Senate Resolution (presented by Senator Jack Scott)
From Chancellor Charles Reed of Cal State Universities: Certificate of Appreciation
From Governor Schwarzenegger: Certificate of Recognition
†"Channing, a world-renowned and widely recognized stage theater and musical artist, has played a personal and active role in campaigning for the expansion and funding of arts education in California," state press notes, "In 2005, Channing began a tour of the 23 CSU campuses to perform and share her experience as one of Broadway's enduring stars. The previous year, she was awarded an honorary doctoral degree from CSU Stanislaus, the third in the campus' 45-year history. Channing continues to expand her commitment to California art students with the establishment of scholarships through her Dr. Carol Channing-Harry Kullijian Foundation for the Arts, and still frequently visits university and K-12 campuses throughout the state."
Photos by Missie Fennell