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Tryon Arts and Crafts School enjoys successful Summer Sizzler

Published 11:05am Wednesday, September 18, 2013

These dedicated instructors were assisted by two summer interns, Genna Gary, from Polk County High School, and Amelia McCall, from Landrum High School. Both girls assisted the instructors in the classroom, set up for and cleaned up after classes and supervised the students during lunch and snack breaks. They had real world job experiences as they learned about the importance of volunteers to a non-profit, while witnessing the daily activities of a craft school. Genna and Amelia were enthusiastic, hardworking and patient when working with these creative, energetic students. The summer interns were paid in part through a grant from the Student Intern Program of the Polk County Community Foundation.

Tryon Arts and Crafts is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide creative opportunities for everyone through education, instruction and expression of heritage and contemporary arts and crafts in a friendly, stimulating and enriching environment.

The community is encouraged to stop by the school anytime it is open to see the gallery, gift shop and to tour the seven, professionally equipped studios.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

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