Elementary Students to Become Published Authors
July 21, 2003

(478) 301-4037
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WHO:  650 Gwinnett County 1st through 5th grade students
 
WHAT:  Students are participating in creative writing workshops taught by Mercer University graduate students and alumni as a part of the University's College for Kids program.
 
WHEN:  Tuesday, July 22, through Friday, July 25. Daily, 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
 
WHERE:  Mercer University Cecil B. Day Campus 3001 Mercer University Drive, Atlanta (Just off I-85, one exit inside of the perimeter)
 
BACKGROUND:  Students in the program were nominated by  their teachers based on the students' interest and talent in creative writing. One piece of  each student's writing will be published in a hardback book that will be given to the participants and their school libraries in the fall. This is the third and final week of the summer enrichment program.
 
Media interested in covering the event should contact Jenny Butkus at (478) 301-4037 or (478) 731-3668.
 
 
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