Indy’s Own Sycamore School Debuts on
Discovery Channel – June 1, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Wednesday, June 1, 2011 Sycamore School will be one of four featured schools on The Profiles Series to air at 7:00 a.m. EDT on the Discovery Channel. Sycamore School, located at 1750 West 64th Street in Indianapolis, was selected from more than 150 educational facilities across the country identified for their academic excellence. The Profiles Series, hosted by actor Lou Gossett, Jr., profiles the best and the brightest in several fields. This segment highlights excellence in education. Profiles Series’ episodes focus on today’s emerging advancements and innovative ideas through stories that avoid the negativity of the nightly news and offer positive solutions on the most pressing issues of the day. In addition to the Discovery Channel, The Profiles Series has also aired on The Learning Channel and Bravo Network.
“The Profiles Series’ Associate Producer, Dan Munroe, contacted me after his research team discovered Sycamore School,” says Diane Borgmann, Sycamore’s Head of School. “After much conversation, he became intrigued with our mission to help gifted students realize their potential and invited us to be a part of the segment and broaden our message.”
When asked how she feels about Sycamore School appearing on national TV, Diane remarked, “We are very excited to share our story on the Discovery Channel. Even though our school is well-known and respected by professionals in the field of gifted education, there are families that haven’t discovered us yet. We offer a very special program to gifted kids in Central Indiana.”
Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, Sycamore School is the only private, independent, fully-accredited school for the education of the academically gifted from pre-school through eighth grade in the state of Indiana and one of the few in the nation. Its enriched and accelerated curriculum was developed for advanced learners and addresses their special educational, social and emotional needs. “Because of our unique mission and years of experience,” Borgmann says, “this national exposure may even help to encourage talent in the corporate, scientific, and medical communities to relocate to Indianapolis in order to take advantage of this educational opportunity for their children.”
For more information, call Sycamore School Head of School Diane Borgmann at 317-202-2500 or visit www.sycamoreschool.org.