'IN THE SPOTLIGHT'
National Writing Project of Acadiana and Lafayette Parish GEAR UP
were featured on News15!
They discussed the impact of the LPSS GEAR UP grant, NWPA's SPRING 2022 BIG EVENT and the Epiphanies Everywhere: A Chronicling from the Hallways of Lafayette Parish GEAR UP Book Launch, and featured a live poetry reading from contributing author Hailey Menard!
Watch the News15 Segments Here:
Dr. Toby Daspit: NWP-A Emeritus Consultant
LouAnne Greenwald: Director of the Hilliard Art Museum
Traci Aucoin: GEAR UP Director
Madison Lee: GEAR UP Alumni
Kaitlin Lee: GEAR UP Alumni
Megan Lucke: GEAR UP Alumni
Hailey Menard: GEAR UP Alumni
Dr. H. Michelle Kreamer: NWP-A Co-Director
Drs. H. Michelle Kreamer and Toby Daspit, along with Ed. D. student and GEAR UP Coordinator, Megan Breaux have a manuscript published in the Journal of At-Risk Issues.
The article details their work from the first-ever virtual Improving the Blank Page writing camp in Summer 2020 and teacher perceptions of the social-emotional impacts on the students who took part in the camp.
Read their work by clicking the citation below!