Grant for Teaching Artist

Amy Perry, Cher Barefoot, Angelia Ross and Teaching Artist Tonya Hayes celebrate the announcement that┬áStone Middle School in Wiggins, Mississippi,┬áreceived a grant from the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education (MAAE), to research, study and present the story of Emilie and Marie Stapp. The Stapp sisters were Stone County community advocates , philanthropists, and Emily was a world known children’s writer.
MAAE is thankful to this generous gift from the Weissman Family Foundation.FullSizeRender

Jumpstart – Read for the Record

Artist/ storyteller Sherry Carlson volunteers on October 3, 2013, with the Friends of Stone County Libraries to celebrate Jumpstart-Read for the Record with Loren Long’s book Otis. Over 900 children in Stone County shared the message with volunteers. Additional partners included the Stone County Arts Council, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, and the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education.

Read for the Record
Read for the Record


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