Congratulations to BCHS teachers Jaydene O’Donoghue and Troy Cockrum! Both were awarded Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowships!
Art Teacher Ms. O’Donoghue’s proposal includes: “Nelson Mandela and South African Apartheid Art” – examine the influence of Nelson Mandela and the art he continues to inspire in South Africa; visit Robben Island prisons and the Apartheid museum; experience ceramic and printmaking with Black youth and artists inspired by their country’s challenges.
Journalism/Theatre/Photography teacher Mr. Cockrum proposal includes: “Moments in the Palette of Ansel Adams: Exploring Astrophotography and Light Painting in National Parks” : rent a campervan and spend 24 days camping, hiking, and stargazing in Arches, Zion and Yosemite National Parks and surrounding areas, while learning the challenging skills of astrophotography and light painting.
The Lilly Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program supports educators by funding proposals for new experiences, exploration and reflection. The Endowment has made grants to 101 Indiana educators in 2021.
Learn more about the program at LillyEndowment.org