Drawn Together

Molly Lithgo and students

How An Art Class Became A Little Community

Molly Lithgo taught “Drawing In Color” at Forsyth Tech for twenty years, from 1996 until she retired last May, and Mary Lib McCachern and Shirley McElwee were in virtually every class. Even when the class had three sessions a year – fall, spring and summer – Mary Lib and Shirley would sign up for all of them. “I can count on one hand all the sessions those two have missed,” Molly says. “It’s been pretty amazing.” And they aren’t the only ones who have taken the class over and over. In fact, Molly says most of the members of the class are repeat students, many having taken it for over a decade.
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