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New Intern Helping GBK--Last Class Recap

Journee Trimble, a student at the University of Nebraska/Omaha, has joined Guided by Kids as an intern. She will specialize in photography and video production, helping us publicize and promote Guided by Kids.

She attended last Thursday evening's class at the Kroc Center and wrote this guest blog post. Her photos are also attached. We are very happy to welcome Journee Trimble to the Guided by Kids team!

Students Share First Drafts of Persuasive Speeches in Thursday’s Class

By Journee Trimble

Posted Jan. 25, 2019 at 5 p.m. CST

Students began presenting the first drafts of their persuasive speeches during the Jan. 24 class. From saving narwhals to ending texting and driving and limiting congressional terms, they are off to a great start with research and development of their speeches.

As a first-time visitor to the Guided by Kids classroom, I was beyond impressed with their work and the feedback students provided to one another. Their enthusiasm to present and share ideas in discussions exceeded that in many college classrooms.

Students will continue to present their persuasive speeches during the next class on Feb. 7. There is great potential in this group, and I am excited to see the students’ progress in the upcoming months.

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