A third-grade teacher at David Leech Elementary School in Leechburg, Mary
Davis Deemer ’93, left, welcomed artist Katy DeMent, right, to her classroom as part of the ArtsPath arts-in-education program, a partnership between the Lively Arts at IUP and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. DeMent led the class in making collage paper from
materials collected in the school’s recycling bins and using the paper to create a world map.
See a feature story, “Hands-on Art,” from Trib Total Media in May 2017.