Scott Rhoades of Mansfield is an art teacher at Captain Nathan Hale School in Coventry. He graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University and received a graduate degree in art education from Central Connecticut State University in New Britain. The image on the cover, an acrylic painting of Baxter State Park in Maine, is his favorite place to camp and hike. The painting depicts his two daughters walking over a bridge on the trail from Roaring Brook to Russell Pond.
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