PLMS hosts Young Authors Conference

// Posted By Janie Rohlfing

Pleasant Lea Middle School hosted its first Young Authors Conference Feb. 21. The successful event, hosted by the school’s Literacy Team, is being planned as an annual event.

A total of 70 students were honored for their literary or artistic talents with approximately 250 spectators also attending. The event included goody bags for students, a gallery walk and refreshments. Students participating received certificates as well as a bound publication of all nominated work.

Toriano Porter, Kansas City reporter and author, delivered the keynote address.

Toriano Porter talks to participants at the conference.








Students participate in the gallery walk.

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