unsung hero (n) : one who created positive change in history by improving the lives of others, and has yet to be recognized for his or her actions

Why Unsung Heroes?

Featured Post

17 Apr
ArtEffect Project

11th Grader Molly Cahill Wins International Student Art Competition Honoring Unsung Heroes from History

11th Grader Molly Cahill of Independence High School in Spring Hill, TN has won this year's $7,500 grand prize in the ArtEffect Project. More

Educator Insights

21 Apr
LMC Fellow Terry Kaldhusdal's student displays her Unsung Hero Project.

Unsung Heroes Projects: Engaging and Significant

LMC Fellow Terry Kaldhusdal understands that projects should engage students, while having a lasting impact. Unsung Heroes Projects fit the bill perfectly. More
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Through our unique project-based learning approach, we collaborate with students, educators and parents to discover, develop, and communicate Unsung Heroes stories.

Share Your Story

Discover the power to create positive change in the world through art. Our Student Art Competition for students in grades 6-12 has a grand prize of $7,500 and other cash prizes.
Kids hold "Discover" "Create" "Change" signs

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