Student News

History Alive

DiNicola, Danae – May 7, 2012

Holocaust speaker, Bernice Lewis, will be presenting “History Alive” at Deerfield on Monday, May 7 from 6:30-7:30pm in the Garonzik Auditorium. Ms. Lewis will speak about her family’s escape from Nazi Germany in the early 1940’s, addressing the importance of family histories and all that we can learn from them. According to, Ms. Lewis “has been a touring singer/songwriter and educator for over two decades. She has traveled the United States extensively, performing at coffeehouse venues, schools and folk festivals. She holds an M.Ed from The University of Massachusetts Amherst. Years of experience as a high school teacher makes her well suited for working with secondary students as well as college students. She currently teaches songwriting and performing at Williams College in Williamstown, Ma and Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO. She also teaches at retreat centers, song camps and conferences.”