MSJC Art Students Refresh 9/11 Mural at Hemet Fire Station

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Mt. San Jacinto College art students Vanessa Pellegrin of San Jacinto and Mario Herrera of Menifee used their talents to touch up a 9/11 mural at Hemet Fire Station No. 1 Tuesday, Aug. 3. Valley News/MSJC photo
Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) art students Vanessa Pellegrin of San Jacinto and Mario Herrera of Menifee used their talents to touch up a 9/11 mural at Hemet Fire Station No. 1, Aug. 3. The students and MSJC art instructor Chet Glaze expect to complete refreshing the 2004 mural ahead of Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. “It’s a real benefit for the students,” Glaze said outside the fire station on Juanita Street. “Not only are they getting a really critical opportunity for community service, which is hard to come by sometimes in art, but also they’re learning a valuable and very marketable skill in mural painting.” Glaze said MSJC offers mural painting classes some semesters. He
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