Scheck Hillel Artist Places in 2019 Holocaust Reflection Contest
Scheck Hillel student artist, Danit Weitzman '20 has won second place in the 2019 Holocaust Reflection Contest, High School Art category. Danit was inspired by her Holocaust survivor great-grandfather to create the winning piece, “Resilience,” in her Advanced Placement (AP) drawing class. “Danit is an amazing student and creative artist; I am so proud of her,” said Edith Shlesinger, Scheck Hillel AP art teacher and Danit’s mentor.
Arts education is a core component of Scheck Hillel’s curriculum from early childhood through high school. Instruction is offered through a framework of educational standards in a variety of disciplines, including music, theater, and the visual arts. Scheck Hillel arts educators are highly-trained instructors who spark a lasting appreciation for artistic expression. As students make personal choices for their creative outlets, they are able to deepen and continually improve their practice.