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West Students Attend Writing Residency at University of Iowa

West students at University of Iowa writing residency

Four of Mrs. Hansen’s West High journalism students, Michael Davis, ShaRonjuante Edwards, Kate Kealey, and Andrew Lord, were invited to the Lloyd-Jones Residency for Versatile Writing at the University of Iowa from April 27th through 30th. The residency immersed students in a variety of nonfiction writing techniques, including writing instruction in a workshop environment provided by master teachers in the nonfiction writing program. Students engaged in university literary life with high school peers, undergraduates, graduate students, and secondary teachers from six other high schools across Iowa.