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Lincoln Life Lessons Earns National Award

Lincoln Life Lessons was celebrated at High Prairie in honor of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial February 9-12, 2009! In June, 2009, the HISTORY Channel awarded the program second in the nation for educational enrichment. High Prairie is honored to receive national recognition for the arts and science collaborative program that so many supported, and in which so many participated.

One thousand participants enjoyed hands on arts and science events that commemorated our 16th President's impact on North Dakota and each of us. Explore here to see how elementary field trips, teen art and writing contests, an amazing presenter and public programs highlighted the occasion with flair!

Arts & Humanities Award

The Frances Leach High Prairie Arts & Science Complex recently received the Arts & Humanities Award from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Midwest Regional Council at their annual gathering in Cody, Wyoming.

This regional award is given to honor commitment to and the promotion of arts and humanities. It follows the "Golden Egg Award" that was awarded to the Bismarck Parks & Recreation District by the North Dakota Recreation and Park Association. As stated in the receipt of that award, "Bismarck Parks & Recreation District demonstrated innovative partnerships and programming within their community."