Tomah teacher recognized for expanding students’ world views

Lisa Winchel, high school art teacher and member of the Tomah Education Association, is being recognized in the Tomah Journal for her work to expand her students’ world views.

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Tomah High School art class draws portrait for children in war-torn Myanmar

Art created by Tomah High School students will be gifted to children halfway across the globe. Lisa Winchel, THS art teacher, said a group of 11 students and herself volunteered to create portraits of 12 children of the Rohingya Muslim group which has fled genocide in Myanmar and are among 400,000 people sheltering in a refugee settlement in Bangladesh.