Georgia Highlands College students attend Rome’s Facing Project, ‘Facing Hope’ reveal event

Ryan Jones

“Facing Hope,” the final product of the Facing Project in Rome, Ga., was distributed during an event held on Oct. 25. Students and professors talked about the public service organizations that they worked in cooperation with and read some of the stories by students that were published in the book. After a successful reveal, the audience was able to eat and go to a block party held nearby.

Students, staff and faculty from Georgia Highlands College, Berry College and Georgia Northwestern Technical College contributed to “Facing Hope.”

From left, Juliana Breithaupt and Renva Watterson listen to readings from the Facing Project. Photo by Ryan Jones

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Kenneth Shuman, Georgia Northwestern Technical College student, reads his story from the Facing Project while Catherine Varidel listens with her service dog Gryphon. Photo by Ryan Jones