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THE AUTHOR                        

Barbara Gleason is a Health and Physical Education teacher at Barnstable High School.  She completed her undergraduate work at Bridgewater State College where she majored in Physical Education and double minored in Recreation and Health.   She received a Masters in Education from Cambridge College, where she studied Health, Family and Consumer Science.  She holds various certifications in the health field such as Personal Training, First Aid/CPR instructor, Yoga, Pilates, Mind/Body Personal Training, Kids/Teen Fitness and Sports Nutrition.  She currently resides on the Cape with her husband and 3 children.



THE ILLUSTRATORS

"My Hometown - Barnstable", "great esCAPEs" and "animal esCAPEs"

Jenny Kelley holds a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. An award-winning artist, she has been featured in Cape Cod Life and Cape Cod Magazine, among other publications. Her portraits have been shown at numerous galleries, and her murals can be found in homes from Massachusetts to Florida. She currently teaches art at a high school in Massachusetts. Her website is www.jennykelley.com.



"My Hometown - Mashpee"

Emma Eichner graduated from Barnstable High School in 2009.  She received a Boston Scholastic Art Award in 2007 (Silver Key) and 2008 (Gold Key).  She also received 1st place (2009) and Best in Show (2007) from the Cape Cod Art Association.  Ms. Eichner continued her studies at Carnegie Mellon University.  She currently resides in Centerville, MA with her family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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