High school students from five states, including West Virginia, Ohio, New York, Maryland, and Virginia, entered Reid Hall at Washongton & Lee University to begin jCamp 2013. They were welcomed by an opening session by Bobby Hawthorne explaining how to write better stories as young journalists.
Three staff members on Virginia Tech’s student paper, the Collegiate Times discuss of their experience and explain why high school students should pursue their journalism interest at the college level.
What brings so many people to want to join the Tech family? It seems that all the summer camps milling around the campus might have something to do with it. There has to be some type of connection here at Tech between these milling groups of people and the college students that go here. Will the campers one day become the students?