ILLINOIS ART EDUCATION ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES
Henry-Senachwine High School
AS A SCHOOL OF DISTINCTION
The Illinois Art Education Association is pleased to recognize Henry-Senachwine
High School as a 2020 School of Distinction. This is the inaugural year of this award.
This recognition celebrates schools with rigorous art, design, and media education
programs. To earn the School of Distinction Award Henry-Senachwine High School
evidenced practices directly reflecting the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards,
the Illinois Fine Arts and Media Standards, and Social-Emotional Learning Priorities.
Participating in high-quality art, design, and media courses develops student
creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills in valuable ways.
Students in these programs gain social and emotional skills along with college,
career, and citizenship readiness. Research indicates that schools with successful
programs like that at Henry-Senachwine High School experience increased student
attendance, engagement, and academic performance when compared with schools
The IAEA is proud to honor Frank Bush for the distinguished programming and the
significant opportunities offered students. Henry-Senachwine High School is led by
Dr. Jon Hill, principal, and Dr. Michael Miller, superintendent.