CRHS Art Teacher Receives $2,500 Fine Arts Education Grant

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Victoria Donovan, Art teacher at Colonel Richardson High School, is the recipient of a $2,500 Fine Arts Grant from the Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation, to support visual arts education through the Art in Action comprehensive art curriculum.

Her grant, “Visual Storytelling: Our Diverse Community” will provide students at CRHS with a visual arts education, make community connections through shared story as well as giving students opportunities to travel locally to the Visionary Art Museum, create and display their culminating works of art at their Annual Arts and Academic Show. The grant will allow students to work with the Historical Society in Federalsburg and/or Preston to record interviews with local people sharing their personal histories and experiences.

Ms. Donovan applied for the grant and was selected by the Fine Arts Grants Board of the Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation. She will be recognized at the Alpha Delta Kappa International Convention, and she he is a member of Alpha Delta Kappa’s Maryland Omicron Chapter.

Alpha Delta Kappa, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding. It has nearly 29,000 members in chapters located in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Australia, Canada, Jamaica and Mexico. The Foundation biennially awards over a quarter of a million dollars through its twelve scholarship and grand programs.