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Article and Photo Credit: Dave Clarke, The Kewanee Voice

There’s more to art education than handing out grades. That’s the philosophy of Wethersfield District 230’s new full-time art teacher, Liz Kegebein.

Mrs. Kegebein is a Kewanee native, “born and raised,” as she puts it. She is a graduate of Kewanee High School with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Western Illinois University. She began her teaching career at Sherrard where she taught one year, then shifted to Geneseo where she has been part of the art department for the past eight years.

When she heard Wethersfield was reinstating the art program and looking for a full-time teacher she decided to apply to begin her 10th year of teaching in her hometown.

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