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Media Alert: Gifted and Talented Students to Become Authors, Playwrites, and Poets at The Dixon Summer Center at Washington College

Creative Writing Center Funded By Dixon Valve and Coupling Company

For Immediate Release                      Contact: William Reinhard, 410-767-0486

Baltimore, MD (July 15, 2014)

WHAT:   The Dixon Center for Creative Writing at Washington College is a creative writing program for students entering grades 7-12 where students will have the opportunity to become an author, playwright, or poet – becoming an author among authors as they discuss published masters of style, respond to pieces in progress, and compose their own written works.
The 2014 Maryland Summer Centers Program continues a 46 year commitment at the State level to provide summer educational opportunities for Maryland’s gifted and talented students. The program, coordinated through the Maryland State Department of Education, in partnership with public and nonpublic agencies, provides Maryland’s diverse gifted and talented student population with advanced, rigorous, experiential learning opportunities that nurture these students’ talents and abilities within unique learning environments.

WHO:  Students entering grades 7-9 interested learning the power of the written word to amuse, inform, and persuade, while honing their craft on state-of-the-art computers.

WHEN:      July 14-24       8:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

WHERE:    Washington College, Kent County
                   300 Washington Avenue
                   Chestertown, Maryland 21620

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