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To Cover You

Education is something that is very near and dear to my heart. When I studied music and science education at the University of Georgia, my master’s thesis was titled Scaffolding in the Classroom and dealt with the application of inquiry-based learning inspired by the Socratic method. Education has the ability to open up doors for everyone. Before the integration of schools some of my forefathers opened up Cooper’s Academy in Kingstree, SC which was built from 1905-1906. My ancestors knew the importance of providing opportunities for the African American children in their community even in a segregated world. Education has played an important role in my family with both of my parents and one of my grandmothers working as educators.  Education is not always linear, it may lead to college, it may lead to trade school, it may lead to learning something new, but openness to learning and growing in wisdom and knowledge is always important

To Cover You performed by Lucy Hatem, Mansi Shah, and Torstein Johansem