Students to capture creativity during San Jacinto College writing camp in July
Jeannie Peng-Armao-- June 27, 2012
PASADENA, Texas — Students in grades fourth-12th are invited to spark up their creative writing skills during a weeklong camp at San Jacinto College July 9-13.
Designed to inspire young writers, the camp will feature exercises focusing on the elements of fiction and poetry, writing games, discussions on short stories, and peer editing. Participants will also have a chance at the end of the camp to present a slam, where they'll read their work to parents and the general public.
English professor Dr. David LeMaster will lead the camp. LeMaster is a prolific author who has written more than 50 short stories and plays, many of which are children’s plays produced by Brooklyn Publishers.
The creative writing camp will take place each day from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Central Campus, located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena. The cost is $25. Participants may register by contacting Dr. David LeMaster at (281) 476-1501x1561 or email David.email@example.com.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
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