R.B. Hudson STEAM students paint mural on Maxey Street

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Kijuan Evans, an R.B. Hudson STEAM student, paints hearts on a mural at 136 Maxey St. as part of a project for a community space for youth at a building donated by Cougar Oil to Arts Revive.
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By Fred Guarino

The Selma Sun

R.B. Hudson STEAM Academy students paint a mural in East Selma at The Art Shop to be located at 136 Maxey St., Selma. The students designed the mural themsevles for the building donated to Arts Revive by Cougar Oil for a community art space for youth and were on hand to paint it Friday, Jan. 17. The acronym STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics.
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Rex Jones, general manager of Cougar Oil and president of Arts Revive, Arts Revive Intern Carey Fountain and Arts Revive Executive Director Rebecca Lynn Youngblood show off the mural R.B. Hudson STEAM Academy students designed and painted on Friday, Jan. 17 at The Art Shop, located at 136 Maxey St. It includes the Edmund Pettus Bridge with hearts from the Washington Monument to Selma, the Statue of Liberty, a representation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and an airplane. The building was an old paint and body shop that will be used for art classes, learning to rap, etc.
The students’ mural design.
R.B. Hudson student Zoey Edwards applies paint to a mural at 136 Maxey St. as Jaleria Moore and Akaiya Martin look on.