Of the Student,
By the Student,
For the Student™ Program
The Of the Student, By the Student, For the Student™ Program is a nationally recognized, award-winning in-school service-learning program that offered students a full immersion in American history and heritage.
Eighth-grade students found themselves onsite in the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area, bringing the stories of those who came before them to life in videos that they wrote, produced, shot, and edited under the guidance of JTHG professionals. The resulting mini-movies, or Vodcasts, offer a permanent record of the students’ personal experiences and interpretations.
“Time Trekker” is an augmented reality app that helps young visitors and families become immersed in the important events and characters throughout Harpers Ferry’s history.
Healing Through History:
Shackles to Scholars
The “Healing Through History: Shackles to Scholars” project explores the importance of Harpers Ferry in African American history through vibrant works of student-created art.