The 4th annual IWC picnic was held at Tom Spencer's home in Lowell on July 14th. Members were pleased to see several new faces. All enjoyed a roast pork and potatoes lunch complete with sides and homemade desserts. Children were busy with their new activity and coloring books while adults participated in a silent auction.
Friday, July 20, 2012
The Indiana Writer's Consortium (IWC) held its 2nd Annual Power of Poetry Awards Assembly on Friday, April 20th at Taft Middle School in Crown Point. Four elementary schools participated in this year's Power of Poetry Project (PoPP).
The participating students in grades Kindergarten through fifth grade were from Douglas MacArthur in Cedar Lake, Lake Street and Solon Robinson in Crown Point, and Oak Hill in Lowell.
Pictured above left to right: Principals Barbara Merrill (Solon Robinson), Deb Ciochina (Lake Street), Marian Buchko (Douglas MacArthur), with Fiona McCarroll from the media department at Solon Robinson and Indiana Writers' Consortium members Katherine Flotz, Sandra Nantais, Sharon Palmeri, Jackie Huppenthal, Tom Spencer, Cynthia Echterling, and Judy Whitcomb.
The participating students in grades Kindergarten through fifth grade were from Douglas MacArthur in Cedar Lake, Lake Street and Solon Robinson in Crown Point, and Oak Hill in Lowell. (see below)
The winning students' poems and illustrations were published in this year's edition of the IWC PoPP magazine. In addition, place winners also received a certificate, gift card, and medal. The PoPP project was funded by the Crown Point Community Foundation, IWC members, and private donors.
Douglas MacArthur Elementary winners, Cedar Lake
Oak Hill Elementary Winners, Lowell
Solon Robinson Elementary winners, Crown Point
Posted by Indiana Writers Consortium at 6:22 PM