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College to Host Children's Book Author Feb. 7

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Westminster College will host children's book author Karen Lynn Williams for a presentation and book signing Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. in Wallace Memorial Chapel.  The program is free and open to the public.

Williams, originally from the Pittsburgh area, has authored more than 20 children's books that reflect on her varied global and culturally rich experiences.  She has lived and traveled extensively throughout Africa and Haiti and currently lives on a Navajo reservation in Arizona.

A book signing will be held in the Tower Room of Old Main immediately following the program.  Several of Williams' titles are available for purchase in Westminster's bookstore.

The presentation is sponsored by Westminster's chapter of Kappa Delta Pi international education honor society and Diversity Symposium and the Wilmington Area School District.

Senior elementary education majors, who serve as Kappa Delta Pi officers and helped organize the program are:
• President Genevieve Sieckowski is a daughter of Kathryn and John Sieckowski of McDonald and a graduate of South Fayette High School.
• Vice President Katie Tomko is a daughter of Ernest and Susan Tomko of Hermitage and a graduate of West Middlesex Area High School.
• Treasurer Emily Roenigk is a daughter of Marci Balocik and David Roenigk, both of Cranberry Township, and a graduate of Seneca Valley High School.

Contact Dr. Alison DuBois, Westminster assistant professor of education and Kappa Delta Pi adviser, at (724) 946-6039 or email for additional information.

(L-r) Dr. Alison DuBois, Emily Roenigk, Karen Lynn Williams, Genevieve Sieckowski, Katie Tomko