(November 18, 2016) Students and staff geared
up for Eden Hall’s first LitFest on November 18, 2016. The program was
a daylong celebration highlighting all types of literacy. The goal of the day
was to provide students with an opportunity to investigate many different types
of literacy and gain a better understanding of how literacy impacts their lives. Special
guest presenters spoke about writing, news media, forensic science,
communications, meteorology and much more.
Specifically, local author Dana Faletti talked
about her young adult trilogy and her background as a writer. In addition,Senior Vice President of Gateway Analytical David Exline presented to a sixth grade class. In his presentation, Mr. Exline talked about his experiences working in forensic science and had the students apply what they learned in his presentation in a group activity.