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Tennessee Art Education Association’s Higher Education Student Achievement Award

Heather Eades is recipient of the Tennessee Art Education Association’s Higher Education Student Achievement Award.

Heather is pursuing a Master of Science in Teacher Education (Art Education concentration).  As a graduate student, Heather has excelled in her studies, demonstrated excellence in her coursework, and shown a strong commitment to the field of art education.  She contributes meaningfully to class discussions and activities, and goes above and beyond in assignments.  As part of a summer graduate course, she developed and implemented curricula for students at Inskip Elementary School, a Knoxville city school that partners with UT.  During this experience, Heather demonstrated a passion for working with students. The art curriculum she designed was innovative, as it encouraged students to develop empathy with the natural world.

She is vice-president of the University of Tennessee’s student chapter of the National Art Education Association.

Heather is completing her student internship at West Valley Middle School in Knoxville, TN.

Congratulations Heather on receiving this prestigious award!

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