Balboa School Art Teacher Tara Hu is an exemplary role model who has achieved an impressive career of exceptional quality through exhibitions, awards, grants, commissions, artist residencies, and visiting artist invitations.
- Award – Certificate of Merit from New York State Assembly | March 2012
- New York Arts Council arts in education for community, youth, Adult and senior group.
- Award – Certificate of Merit from New York State Assembly | March 2011
- New York Arts Council Community Arts in Education.
- Award of Distinction – Creative Partnership Grant Upper Catskill Community
- Council of the Arts and New York State Council of Arts | March 2010