Ligonier Valley School Photo Opportunity
October 8, 2001
p h o t o o p p o r t u n i t y Who: Ligonier Valley School District faculty and students What: Holocaust workshops sponsored by Seton Hill College’s National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education (NCCHE) and the Ligonier Valley School District When: Thursday, October 11th- student workshop from 9:45 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.; Friday, October 12th- teacher’s in-service from 7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Where: Ligonier Valley Middle School in Ligonier Why: The NCCHE’s mission is to promote the necessary historical and religious studies on the Holocaust which concerns the whole of humanity today as initiated by Pope John Paul II in a letter to Archbishop William May in 1987. The workshops are part of the Center’s outreach into the community Speakers include: survivor Clara Isaacman, storyteller Ina Friedman, Seton Hill College associate professor of education and director of the master of arts in special education program Dr. Sondra Lettrich, Seton Hill College professor of history Dr. John Spurlock and Seton Hill College professor of history and political science Dr. Michael Cary. Latrobe resident and Holocaust survivor Robert Mendler will serve as the honorary host. In addition, there will be an art exhibit on display in the Ligonier Public Library of 60 watercolor prints by survivor Nellie Toll. The watercolors were created while Toll was a child in hiding: they will be on display until October 27, 2001. All members of the media are invited to attend the activities listed above. For more information, please contact Wilda Kaylor, director of the NCCHE at 724-830-1033 or firstname.lastname@example.org.