The newly established Bedford High School Armenian Club will hold a lecture open to all Bedford High students at 1 p.m. May 6 at the school, 9 Mudge Way, Bedford Wicked Local reports.
Lecturers will include Ara Jeknavorian, a research scientist and independent consultant and Tom Vartabedian, an award-winning writer and photographer. The students will receive an informative introduction to the Armenian Genocide in the context of other genocides. Both lecturers are representatives of the Armenian Genocide education committee of the Merrimack Valley. The Bedford High School Armenian Club was established this past year by a small group of Armenian students at the school. The mission of the club is to educate Bedford residents about Armenian culture, history and customs in order to extend diversity in Bedford.