Posts tagged teenagers
Why Radiant Warriors?

We are fortunate to live in a community surrounded by people with a depth of skill, compassion and concern for others. Hannah Rose Broom and Christy Burkett are two of these people. Read below to learn what lead them to create Radiant Warriors a one-of-a-kind workshop beginning October 1st.

“Why Radiant Warriors?”

Hanna Rose:

"I have always been one of those people that feels deeply and viscerally. Sometimes regarded as being a little ‘too much.’ Neither able to sit still or hold my tongue. Fortunately, much of that feeling was given an outlet through the arts. 

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As I walked down the hall at a local middle school where I spend time with 6th graders on a weekly basis I saw a former student from the previous session. With excitement I said, “Hey Billy how’s it going? What classes do you have this term?” Billy, not his real name, answered my questions while I moved along the hall to get to my classroom. As I waited at the door to greet my students as they walked in I heard Billy say to a student nearby, “Dude, she remembered my name. Mrs. G remembered my name!” For a moment I chuckled over his response as Billy was one of my, let’s say, more gregarious and energetic students. He is hard to forget. Moving on to teach two classes of sixth graders my mind moved away from the interaction with Billy, but creeped up later in the week.

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