US Map Project

US Map Project
Posted on 08/26/2020
Retired Longwood University professor, Dr. Vonnie Colvin, and Twin Springs Elementary teacher, Cheryl Cockram, joined forces to provide opportunities for elementary school students to paint United States maps on school asphalt.

Projects such as these are of special interest to Dr. Colvin as she has duplicated this effort throughout the Commonwealth. Ms. Cockram coordinated the local effort securing volunteers to provide manpower for the six elementary schools who were interested in having a map painted on their school's blacktop. The effort was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but took place during the weeks of June 25, 2020, through July 30, 2020, with supervision by both Cockram and Colvin. The stenciled art provides students with a resource to learn more about our US map.