|From left, Cindy Dunlap & Diane and Glen Roebuck. |
Cindy was a 2013 honored educator for her work with student literacy
and bringing book creators, authors and illustrators, together with students.
|Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba presents NYT bestselling author and |
Davenport native, Randy Wayne White, with a key to the city.
|QCA literary arts continue to thrive thanks to the past contributions |
and living legacy of the Collins family
|MWC Executive Director, Ryan Collins, presented Robin Throne with |
the fourth David R. Collins' Literary Achievement Award.
Past notable QCA author recipients have included:
Connie Corcoran Wilson (2010), Michael McCarty (2008), & Sean Leary (2006)
|MWC generous Board members, Shea Doyle and Nancy Hayes|
|The affable Max Molleston again served as |
an entertaining event master of ceremonies
|MWC met its endowment challenge in a successful campaign and was |
supported by a match from the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
Tim Curry... see Ryan Collin's touching tribute poem, "Poem for the Time that Lies Beside the End of Time" at ink node
Elementary Educator Cindy Dunlap..."there is no literacy event quite as exciting and guaranteed to succeed at getting kids involved as one that connects them directly with the authors or illustrators."
Talent and Gifted Educator Gail Heninger...nurturing splendid writers and the diverse literary culture at Davenport Central High School
Event sponsors: Scott County Regional Authority, Exotic Imports, and The Dispatch-Argus