Appalachian Stories: Young Voices from Madison County, North Carolina

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During Summer 2018, PAGE (Partnership for Appalachian Girls' Education) girls created multimedia installations that honored the "past, present, and future" of two historic schools in Madison County, North Carolina - the Anderson-Rosenwald School and Laurel Elementary School. Through collaborating on teams composed of veteran PAGE girls and this year's college interns from UNC and Duke University, the installation teams incorporated digital filmmaking, photography, text, and sculpture into an immersive and interactive experience.

The voices of the two school’s former students and teachers were an integral part of this immersive learning experience. Girls interviewed local community members, photographed and filmed people and places, learned new digital editing skills, and worked on teams to create multi-media installations that premiered at our 9th Annual PAGE Exhibition in July 2018.