Slam poet Taylor Mali came to Western on April 20th and packed Kemper Recital Hall for an evening of verse that both moved and entertained the audience. Kudos to Marianne Kunkel for organizing and hosting this successful event.
The department celebrated outstanding graduates on April 21st: Betsy Lee, BSE English, Joey Tucker, BA English and Becca Miller, BA Spanish. In addition, the following students earned the Scholastic Key received pins for their academic achievement: Erica Cook, Krystal Hicok, Betsy Lee, Morgan Rathmann, Nicole Bradley, Cami Pendleton, Cameron Pike, Brent Rosenauer, Garrett Skrbina, Joey Tucker and Gage Williams.
|Dr. Martens with Betsy Lee|
|Joey Tucker with Dr. Bensyl|
|Becca Miller, flanked by Betsy Lee |
and Dr. Castilla-Ortiz
|Scholastic Key recipients Krystal Hicok,|
Erica Cook, Cami Pendleton, Joey Tucker
May graduates in Spanish, Jordan Bleu and Alexa Adams,
presented their senior thesis to Modern Languages faculty.
|Jordan Bleu, Dr. Hennessy, Alexa Adams,|
and Dr. Bausset-Page
Bravo to Donovan Jones and Kaitlin Christian, students in French, who wowed their audience in a special performance of La Tragédie de Carmen, en français!