Rocky Run MS Student Publishes Articles in Local Newspaper
When asked what she did over the summer, Rocky Run Middle student Yashavi Upasani can respond that she became a published writer. A rising eighth grader, Upasani wrote two articles for the local Fairfax Times. She covered Rocky Run’s annual iWitness to History Day and also interviewed a New York Times best-selling author, Immaculee Iligabiza, who wrote Left to Tell and several other books about her survival during the Rwandan genocide 25 years ago. Upasani conducted a phone interview with the author. You can read her article on iWitness to History Day and her interview with Iligabiza online. Contact Rocky Run news liaison Tina Dempsey at email@example.com.