Alumna awarded for contribution to the arts

Nancy Gill, center, received the Norah Morgan Memorial Award from Pablo Felices Luna, artistic director of the Carousel Players, and Debra McLauchlan, chair of the board.A Brock alumna has won the 2012 Norah Morgan Memorial Award for elementary school teachers who have made extraordinary contributions to local arts.Nancy Gill, a graduate of the Visual Arts program, received the award this month. It was presented by Debra McLauchlan, Education professor at Brock and chair of the Carousel Players, established the award.Gill is a teacher at Power Glen School. She has been a member of the Elementary Arts Council and Elementary Arts Showcase committee for more than six years, helping to develop curriculum and visual arts resources for teachers.“I chose to become a teacher in my thirties and I went to Brock University and graduated with two degrees in five years,” said Gill, who cites Derek Knight and Warren Hartman as mentors. “I really enjoy incorporating all of the arts into my every day classroom, teaching my students new ways of looking at art and helping them to work to their potential.”Related articles:Teacher Nancy Gill Announced as 2012 Norah Morgan Award WinnerTeacher aims to discover every student’s inner artist

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