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Paragon Bank is currently showcasing artwork from Woodland Presbyterian School students in the lobby of its Saddle Creek banking center (7600 Poplar Avenue) for the community to enjoy throughout February. The bank has a great partnership with Woodland, as Robert Shaw, Chief Executive Officer at Paragon, has been active on the school’s board for eight years.
“The students, teachers and staff of Woodland have a special place in my heart, and Paragon is honored to continue our relationship with the school by displaying some inspiring art from these young artists,” said Shaw.
Paragon worked with Woodland Presbyterian School art teacher Sue Spice to display a variety of pieces, including animal portraits and outdoor sceneries. The artwork was created by nine students in kindergarten through middle school. Student artists include Chloe Brown, Abbie Downs, Bree Henry, Avery Jones, Madalyn Lichterman, Rhetta Massey, Dedrick Miles, Perrin Mullinax and Ben Ziegler.
About Woodland Presbyterian School
Beginning in 1956, Woodland Presbyterian School began as a ministry of Woodland Presbyterian Church and has educated children of the Mid-South in a nurturing and challenging environment by promoting academic excellence, spiritual development, social responsibility and a positive self-concept. The school started as a senior kindergarten class with thirty students, and today consists of two sections of each grade from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, with a student population that exceeds 360 students. Woodland’s mission is to promote academic excellence, spiritual development, social responsibility and a positive self-concept.
Paragon National Bank is currently hosting artwork from Woodland Presbyterian School students in the main lobby of its Saddle Creek banking center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout February. Located in East Memphis, Woodland Presbyterian School serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.
“It’s wonderful to see the unique work these young students have created under the guidance of their art teacher,” said Robert Shaw, Chief Executive Officer of Paragon National Bank. “We invite all of our customers and the community to take a moment in their busy day to visit our Saddle Creek banking center to see the talented Woodland students’ art.”
Paragon partnered with Woodland art teacher Sue Spice to select the works of art from students in senior kindergarten through sixth grade. The pieces feature a variety of scenes and will be on display in the bank’s lobby until February 28th.
The artwork was created by Dawson Hopping in senior kindergarten; Levi Miller in first grade; Chloe Miller in second grade; Abigail LaGasse in third grade; Gabriel Murphy and William Smith in fourth grade; Adam Heaton and Kaya Jones in fifth grade; and Davis Hopper in sixth grade.