Tuesday, April 10, 2012
7:00 P.M. in the Old Depot Theatre
FISK TO SPEAK AT THE DEPOT THEATER
“Local Boy Makes Good,” Chris Fisk will address his home
town on: “From Dillon to Butte and Beyond, Those Kids Did WHAT With
Our History?” on Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00 P.M. sponsored by the
Beaverhead County Museum Association. Admission is free and the
community is invited.
Fisk, the son of Russ & Joan Fisk graduated from Beaverhead High
School, received his BS from UMW, his Special Education Endorsement
from UME, his Masters from Leslie University and has been teaching
History at Butte High School for 18 years.
An outstanding educator as well as a gifted and entertaining
speaker, Fisk has received many local, regional and national awards:
the Gold Star Teaching Award for Excellence in Education; was one of
the Top 40 Under 40 in Butte; received the Best High School Teacher
Award in Butte; was nominated for the Disney Hands On Teacher of the
Year; was recognized as a Distinguished Educator by the Butte
Education Foundation and received the National DAR Outstanding
Teacher of American History Award, presented in Constitution Hall in
Washington DC. He will be inducted into the Educator’s Hall of Fame
at UM Western later this month.
A strong believer in the need to give back, he has hosted,
coordinated and coached many local and regional events including
Special Olympics, served as advisor for High School organizations
and taught Butte History in Adult Education.
There will be a brief Association meeting at the beginning of this
event and it will be followed with a “Meet and Greet.” Refreshments
will be served.
THE PATH LESS
MONTANA HISTORIC PRESERVATION ROAD SHOW
MAY 31 - JUNE 2, 2012
DILLON & SOUTHWEST MT
Mark your calendars for a new and inspiring historic preservation
conference coming to southwest Montana. Hop on the tour bus and
immerse yourself in the history and heritage of the vast Beaverhead
Valley. Ride along with historians, preservationists,
archaeologists, professors, and authors as we visit everything from
buffalo jumps and ancient rock art sites to ruins of early mining
and industrial buildings, and fully restored homesteads, ranches,
schools and more.
Along with local tours in Dillon, traditional panel discussions with
nationally known speakers, and hands-on preservation workshops, the
conference offers participants the chance to see and learn how
preserving Montana's prehistoric sites, historic built environment,
landscapes, and our shared heritage can encourage a more
sustainable, alluring, and economically viable future for Montana.
Conference agenda and registration information to come . . .
Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Summers include Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Lynn Giles, Director