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D146 Donates Student Artwork to Silver Cross, Emeritus Senior Living

Check it out! Students' work can be admired in several places in the community.

District 146 students with their artwork donations to Emeritus Senior Living in Orland Park. | Photo Submitted.
District 146 students with their artwork donations to Emeritus Senior Living in Orland Park. | Photo Submitted.
Artwork from students in District 146 will adorn the walls of several public places, thanks to the work of the "District 146 Gives" committee. The group recently
donated student artwork to various places throughout the month of January. 

Silver Cross Hospital

On Jan. 15, District 146 Gives committee members from Central Middle School, Art teacher Cindy DePinto-Dawud, and Language Arts teacher Margo Conway delivered 20 pieces of framed student artwork to Larry Johnson, Vice President of Silver Cross Hospital Foundation in New Lenox to be hung in their pediatric, women and infant services and rehabilitation units.

Artwork included drawings, paintings, and computer art create by first- through eighth-grade students from Central Middle School and Fulton Elementary School.

Dan McLaughlin, Art Teacher at Fulton Elementary School rounded up artwork from students who were eager to donate their work.

Emeritus Senior Living, Orland Park

On Jan. 29, District 146 Gives committee members Cindy DePinto-Dawud, Central Middle School’s Art Teacher, and Jennifer Rohloff, Fierke Education Center’s Social Worker along with Mary Crowley, Central Middle School’s Media Director, and 14 Central Middle School student delivered 110 pieces of matted student artwork to Emeritus Senior Living facility in Orland Park. Fourteen students from Central Middle School’s National Junior Honors Society (NJHS) and National Junior Art Honors Society (NJAHS) personally delivered the artwork to many senior citizens who were thrilled to receive the donation. Artwork included drawings, paintings, and computer art.

The Tinley Park Historical Society also received 5 framed pieces of student artwork as part of the monthly donation.

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