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Mrs. Catherine Willis T.

Community Activist and A Founder

Friends of Art for Community Enrichment

Friends of Art for Community Enrichment

Background Information

Employment History

Teacher
Columbus City Schools

Chairman
Columbus Youth Foundation of The Columbus Foundation

Affiliations

Founder
Friends of Art for Community Enrichment

Founder
The Face Companies

Founder
Columbus City Schools

Board Member
I Know I Can College

Trustee
I Know I Can College

Trustee
Columbus Youth Foundation of The Columbus Foundation

Web References (8 Total References)


JOHN E. BICKLEY NAMED 2011 CHAMPION OF CHILDREN | Live United Central Ohio

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Catherine Willis, community activist and a founder of Friends of Art for Community Enrichment (FACE);


Chester Higgins Jr: Elder Grace

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Catherine Willis, a founder of Friends of Art for Community Enrichment, which has helped sponsor events for the exhibit, stressed the exhibit's significance.

"It gives us the chance to honor the wisdom and the beauty of these people," Willis said.


The Columbus Post

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Past winners of the Dreamer Award include Mary Jo Luck of National City Bank, and Katherine Willis, a 30-year Columbus City School Teacher, and founder of FACE, Friends of Art for Community Enrichment.


I Know I Can

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Catherine Willis


2002 Award Event

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Congratulations to Catherine Willis, Community Volunteer - She has been selected as our 2002 Champion of Children Award Winner!

February 4, 2002at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom
Catherine Willis, a founder of Friends of Art for Community Enrichment (FACE), child advocate and mentor was honored at the 2002 Award Event.A former Columbus Public Schools teacher, her focus on education led her to become an active volunteer, supporter and board member of the "I KNOW I CAN" program to guarantee every Columbus Public School student an opportunity to attend college.She initiated the "Chess in the 'Hood" program at the Martin Luther King Jr. branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library and has been asked to expand the program to several other community library sites.As a long-time trustee of the Columbus Youth Foundation, Mrs. Willis worked with other board members to seek out innovative after-school and summer camp educational and artistic programming for young people from urban areas.Finally, she has also been a passionate champion of Piney Woods Country Life School in Mississippi.She has enabled many local students to attend this remarkable school founded in 1909 to offer African-American students a "head, heart and hands" education.

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