Daily Archives: November 16, 2006

Christopher Canyon Visits Southern Kentucky Schools

Christopher CanyonChristopher Canyon visited schools in southern Kentucky as part of the “On the Same Page” event. Christopher Canyon is the illustrator of several wonderful books for children. When he isn’t in his studio, Christopher enjoys traveling and providing educational and entertaining programs for schools, libraries, and conferences.

“On the Same Page” is a community-wide reading project for children sponsored by the Southern Kentucky Book Fest partners. This year, the book Take Me Home, Country Roads illustrated by Christopher Canyon has been chosen for the event.

Here are two photo albums of his visit, one to Cumberland Trace Elementary and the other to Briarwood Elementary.

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Centennial Mosaic Dedicated at Helm Library Courtyard

Dedication of the WKU Centennial MosaicOn November 16, 2006, WKU’s Centennial Mosaic was dedicated. The ceremony was held in Java City. President Ransdell, Dr. David Lee, Dean of Potter College, and Prof. Kim Chalmers, Head of Art Department, addressed the floor. After WKU Women’s Chorus sang the “Freedom We Gather Here,” the Centennial Mosaic was unveiled at the Helm Library Courtyard. If you missed out the dedication, you may still view pictures of the event. Here is an album of chronological shots of the Mosaic as it was being built.


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