To the editor: 

Parsons-Bruce Art Association Board of Directors takes this opportunity to thank all who were involved with Kids Kollege on July 8-19, 2019.  

More than 185 children attended taking fun and educational classes in art, architectural technology, dinosaur discoveries, cooking, crafts, forensics, Lego robotics, music, nature, reading, science and theater.  

Fourteen different classes in all were offered during the two-week session.  

Each weekday morning from 9 a.m. until noon, classrooms at The Prizery and Innovation Center were filled with the sounds of children taking part in fun activities while learning new and exciting skills.  

Parsons-Bruce Art Association thanks all teachers for their dedication to the program and for providing rewarding and enriching activities for the children.  

The association also thanks Delta Kappa Gamma members, Halifax County High School Honor Society members and Parsons-Bruce Art Association members and board members who provided daily volunteer assistance in the classrooms.

The board especially thanks Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, Benchmark Community Bank, The Bank of Charlotte County, Bertha Jane and Jack Dunavant, Jennifer and Doug Mackintosh, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, Main Street United Methodist Women, Delta Kappa Gamma, Microsoft and Scotty Felton for monetary contributions making Kids Kollege possible for the eighth consecutive year.

Parsons-Bruce Art Association also thanks The Prizery and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center for the use of classroom space and The Gazette-Virginian and News & Record for the excellent coverage promoting the program.  

Parsons-Bruce Art Association is also sincerely thankful for all parents, grandparents and others who made it possible for the children to attend and enjoy Kids Kollege 2019.


Cathy Cole, Co-Chairman Parsons-Bruce Art Association