News from The Lighthouse School
Six of our recent BILS students received $600 scholarships to
attend the Bear River Writing Conference at Camp Daggett from
May 28 to June 2, where theyll mingle with professional
writers from around the world and partner with the conference
presenters to provide additional support throughout the weekend.
And theyll attend a special evening at the Crooked Tree
Arts Center. The events include: Border Crossings 2003: Multimedia
Theater of the Arts; A reading slide presentation by James McCullough
and Ed Wargin to launch their new book A Robert Traver Legacy;
A Reading by Donald Hall to launch his new book Willow Temple:
Selected and New Stories; and Poetry and Jazz in Performance:
Barry Wallenstein, Jim Owen, and Guests.
This past semester 3 youths received their high school diplomas
from the BILS. This summer plans are forming for some of the students
to receive college level credits through a writing project that
Beaver Islands Mike Barrett, writer/teacher(and gentleman)-in-residence
is teaching through Northwestern Michigan College.
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