On May 28th, 2014 The Warrior Run School District and the Perry County Council of the Arts, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts celebrated the completion of the Warrior Run Historic Mural. Below, you will find images of the mural, the dedication, and news and youtube videos and coverage.
Daily Item Story
Erika Funke's ArtScene, WVIA Interview
Special thanks to all of the people that made this mural possible:
Jon Laidacker, Lead Artist : http://jonathanlaidacker.com/
Joel Ryder, HS Art Teacher
The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and Phil Horn
Amy Reed and Rog Smith from the Perry County Council of the Arts
HS Art Students
HS AP History Students and their teacher Amy Swartz
The Fort Freeland Heritage Society
(especially Richard Nornhold and Leon Hagenbuch)
The Muncy Bank and Trust for their supporting EITC donation
The First Community Foundation Partnership for overseeing the Muncy Bank Grant
Dave Zimmerman of Zimmerman Inc. for lending us the lift for installation!
The Warrior Run Administration:
Dr. John Kurelja, Superintendent
Bernadette Boerckel, Dir. of Curriculum and Instruction
Patti Cross, HS Principal
Susan Mabus and Alan Hack, Middle School Principals
The Custodial and Maintenance Staffs of the Warrior Run School District
Those who contributed to the dedication: Joleine Bergmuller and her elementary students, Renee Fredrick and her Food Service Staff, Greg Alico and Kevin Myers
The over 600 people who helped to paint this monumental community work of public art!
Which is more than likely the largest rural mural in the United States!