Theo Muhammad

New Hope Academy
District Heights, MD

Theo "Theo" Muhammad is a Black, nonbinary creative artist that currently works as an Aftercare Supervisor and creative Elective Teacher at an international school, New Hope Academy. They graduated from York College of Pennsylvania in 2021 with a BA of Arts as a Theatre major and Arts Administration minor. They are an aspiring playwright, author and actor that also crochets, sews and embroiders a variety of things such as cloaks, shawls, toys, bags and gloves.

Theo has been working with their high school alma mater for the past two years as an Aftercare Supervisor for grades Kindergarten through 12th grade and as an Elective Teacher teaching 8th through 12th grade Theatre and Fiber Crafts. Each elective gives students opportunities to create expressive art, whether performing or material in nature while granting them experience in skills that will benefit them in the future.

They plan to use the funds allotted by this grant to supply their classes with materials and opportunities to expand their repertoire of acquired skills.

Grants Awarded in 2023: School Club Cash

Clubs and extracurricular activities allow students to develop leadership skills and find ways to contribute meaningfully to their community. Club advisors and sponsors often support these clubs with their own funds or through fundraising activities. To support our outstanding educators and the clubs they oversee, NSHSS is awarding ten (10) NSHSS Educators a $500 grant to help provide additional opportunities to their student clubs.