WHO ARE THE HEROES OF ASHEVILLE?
A hero is someone who uses mind, body, and spirit to bring positive change to their community.
Heroes exist in all walks of life: political leaders, artists, scientists, advocates of social justice, athletes, entrepreneurs, cultural leaders, naturalists, educators, spiritual leaders, and more.
We are a group of third grade teachers from several Asheville public schools (this year, just Evergreen Community Charter School is participating). This winter and spring, our students will be studying the history of our city and region. We will do this in part by learning about and honoring local heroes, past and present, through in-depth interdisciplinary projects. We will honor our heroes at a grand community event.
Special thanks to Chris Weaver, a true hero of Asheville, instrumental in breathing life into this bountiful project!