Former LAM Director receives lifetime achievement award

Congratulations to former Louisville Academy of Music director and teacher Ruth French! Fund for the ArtsChurchill Downs, and the Lawrence Family Foundation are excited to announce Ruth as the 2019 Carnival Cruise Lines Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award Winner!

We’re thrilled that Ruth is being recognized at this year’s 2019 Awards in the Arts presented by Kindred Healthcareand Joy Mangano on Saturday, April 27.

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