Ben Sandalls Memorial Speaker on Wednesday, May 4

We are delighted to announce that on Wednesday, May 4th, WHS will welcome author Jennifer De Leon as the 2022 Ben Sandalls Memorial Speaker*.  

De Leon is author of the Young Adult novel Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From which was chosen as a Junior Library Guild selection.  There will be two presentations for High School students which will be recorded. 

Books are available for purchase through Frugal Bookstore through May 6. Pre-ordered books with signed bookplates will be delivered to the High School for pick up in mid-May.  Thank you to the Sandalls family of Weston, WEEFC, PTO Creative Arts Committee and WHS faculty & staff  for generously supporting this literature enrichment program. 

Please contact Candy Paquin with any questions.

*WEEFC is privileged to be the beneficiary of funds from the Ben Sandalls Memorial Fund. Over many years, the Ben Sandalls Memorial Fund has made it possible to host special authors and illustrators impacting students from kindergarten through twelfth grade. The generous gift given by the Sandalls family to honor the memory of their son, Ben, has allowed WEEFC, through the Creative Arts Visiting Author Program, to bring many memorable guests including Lois Lowry, Tracy Kidder, Kate Klise, Steven Kellogg, Kwame Alexander and many more.

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