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Local Student to Introduce Children’s Author at Hays Conference

Kylee RichardsonBickerdyke Elementary Third Grade Student Kylee Richardson will formally introduce Gary Hogg, children's author and keynote speaker of this year's Young Readers' Conference in Hays, Friday morning for his address.

Richardson won the honor by participating in a competition to select two young people to introduce Hogg and the luncheon speaker, Mike Artell, before their respective addresses to the kids.

Hogg's address will take place at 8:30 AM Friday toward the beginning of the day-long Young Readers' Conference that is held on the campus of Fort Hays State University.

The conference has been around since 1990 and is designed to encourage students' love of reading and writing by offering them the opportunity to meet nationally recognized authors and illustrators.

CLICK HERE to read Richardson's introduction that she wrote and typed out herself.

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