Lea Brynestad uses art background to create a book

Alternative Copy Story by Tess Schoenborn

Lea Brynestad, junior Ben Brynestad’s mom, is writing and illustrating a children’s book for her students at Rutherford Elementary. She has previously taught at many other elementary schools in the Stillwater district. Brynestad has taught art in the Stillwater district for over 10 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Art and Psychology from Concordia College. She teaches the art portion of S.T.E.A.M (science, technology, engineering, art and math) at the elementary schools.