Baylor Middle School Round Table Named

Monday, May 05, 2014
The Baylor Middle School Round Table members
The Baylor Middle School Round Table members

Ten Baylor eighth grade students have been named to the Middle School Round Table, a literary discussion group modeled after the Upper School Round Table founded in 1942. 

The members are Josie White, Tarver Rolleston, Virginia McEvoy, Hannah Berke, Clay Thames, Matthew Davis, Ben Workinger, Rose Dallimore, Maiya Workman, Teddy Lepcio and faculty advisor Amy Cohen.

This year, the group read and discussed The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi Durrow, The Dinner by Herman Koch, Zeitoun by Dave Eggers, and Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut.

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