CANCELED - High School English Day: Write Like a Gorilla

Event information

April 09, 8:30 AM – 2:40 PM

Presented By: English and Modern Languages

Location: Axe Library

Event details


The second annual Pittsburg State University English and Modern Languages
High School English Day on April 9, 2020. Our theme for this year will be Write Like a Gorilla. We will
offer three sessions that will run concurrently three times so that all students will have the
opportunity to attend all three sessions.

Schedule of events:

8:30-9:00 Check-in, Axe Library 
9:00-9:45 Student sessions  
10:00-10:45 Student sessions 
11:00-11:45 Student sessions
11:45-1:00 Lunch on your own
1:00-2:00 Reception
2:00-2:40 Tours of Library and Writing Center


There will also be a Short Story Contest open only to those students who will attend High School
English Day. Students may submit a short story by March 16 to be considered for the contest. The
winner will receive a $500 scholarship from the PSU English and Modern Languages Department. Read more specific guidelines and have your students submit
their stories at

Attendance is capped at 120 students, 10 students per school. We will accept the first 12 schools that
register. Please register by March 2, 2020. Dr. Celia Patterson at or call the English and Modern Language department at 620-235-4689

Contact information

Dr. Celia Patterson