Samir Nichols


2022 Honoree

Focus Area:

Arts & Culture

Organizational Affiliation:


Samir Nichols of Camden started Superior Arts Institute when he was just 14 years old, which provides young people in the greater Camden area with an outlet for performance and production with a focus on advocacy, racial justice and equity. The Superior Arts Institute is an “Arts in Education” platform that allows Camden City scholars the ability to express themselves through dance and musical arts. Mission is to provide the greater Camden area with an artistic outlet for residents to embark upon a compelling experience utilizing advocacy through the art of Dance, Acting, Film, and Production Management. The organization partners with local schools and community organizations to develop conscious, skilled, superior artists. Samir received a $25,000 award.