Release Date May 30
Community Engagement - The Forum Gallery at Brookhaven College featured an exhibition of works by 57 art students from Creekview, Newman Smith, and R. L. Turner high schools (Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD) during May. In the Studio Gallery, 28 art students from Lewisville High School exhibited works as well. The students attended the opening receptions on May 23, along with their parents, teachers, and administrators. In addition, scholarships were presented to six high school students, selected by the Brookhaven College Art Department from applicants from Thomas Jefferson, Creekview, Newman Smith, and R. L. Turner high schools, and Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
On May 23, four Brookhaven College Bears Basketball players spent a day at Hedrick Elementary School in Lewisville. In the morning, Shaun Grant, Aaron Peterson, Austin Combs, and Markus Burkhalter participated in Career Day for the fifth grade and spoke about the importance of hard work and education. Team coach Kevin Hurst served as keynote speaker for the event. During the afternoon, the four young men and Hurst spent time reading to the kindergarten classes and then taking students to the basketball court for some fun and “lessons.” The young men did an outstanding job of representing Brookhaven College in the community.
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