Dr. Richard Abernathy, superintendent of the Bryant School District, and Dr. Deborah Bruick, assistant superintendent of the Bryant School District, will discuss their journey through building the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) school in the district and state. Hurricane Creek Elementary and Bethel Middle School are the first in Arkansas to achieve LEED certification, an earned designation awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council. The district is now constructing its third green building on the high school campus. Dr. Abernathy and Dr. Bruick will also discuss how the Bryant community learned to support the green mission of the district and adopt many of the same philosophies.
WHAT: GREEN is the New Primary Color: LEED School for Arkansas
WHEN: Tuesday, October 6 – Reception: 5:30 p.m., Lecture: 6 p.m.
WHERE: Arkansas Arts Center – Lecture Hall (9th & Commerce, Little Rock, 72202)
For more information, contact June Freeman at (501)664-6496.