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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Mathematician painting inspires local students during Black History Month | Local - KBTX

An Instagram post made by a Bryan High School theater teacher is catching the eye of some notable names in Hollywood, summarizes Erika Fernandez, Reporter at KBTX news team.

Photo: KBTX

What started as a challenge among teachers turned into a much bigger message for Black History Month. 

Inside Ms. Robert’s theater class, students learn about the arts. Outside, her classroom door is catching eyes.

"I had no idea it would blow up this big," said Bryan High School freshman Madison Bailey.
The school's Key Club hosted a door-painting competition for February, and Bailey Robert made hers one to remember.

"It meshed history and film and theater together for them in a brand new way," Robert said.

Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA in the 1950s, is on the door of room 4150...

Although what goes on inside Ms. Robert's class is far from math or science, students say they're inspired by Johnson and her will to thrive in the face of adversity.
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Source: KBTX