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September 29, 2016

Approximately 700 Pulaski County students attend EGAT Day at The Center

Instructor Albert Bauman gives Abbey Jasper, a fifth-grade student at Pulaski Elementary School, a chance to explore her talents as a potter working with clay at the potter’s wheel .during one of the workshop sessions at EGAT (Exploring Gifts and Talents) Day. Approximately 700 elementary, middle, and high school students attended EGAT Day on Nov. 17 at The Center for Rural Development where they got to explore their interests and talents learning from professionals in the creative and performing arts. Participants have been identified by the Pulaski County School District as gifted and talented in music, drama, art, dance, creativity, and leadership.

Instructor Albert Bauman gives Abbey Jasper, a fifth-grade student at Pulaski Elementary School, a chance to explore her talents as a potter working with clay at the potter’s wheel.

Approximately 700 Pulaski County elementary, middle, and high school students explored their creative talents and interests on Nov. 17 at EGAT (Exploring Gifts and Talents) Day at The Center for Rural Development.

Students worked one-on-one with professionals in the community to learn more about areas of interest in the creative and performing arts. Break-out sessions were held in a number of educational topics presented to students identified by the Pulaski County School District as gifted and talented in music, drama, art, dance, creativity, and leadership.

Another EGAT Day is planned by Pulaski County schools for the spring.

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