Stories of Resilience Writer’s Application

by Maureen Stanek on May 19, 2020
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Dear Bastrop County Seniors- Class of 2020:

We are so proud of each one of you. I wanted to let you know of an opportunity called “Senior to Senior” or “Stories of Resilience”.  If you have an interest in storytelling, then please click on the link below to fill out the application. The details are below. We’d love to hear and highlight your story!

Much love to all,

Pastor Maureen Stanek

Stories of Resilience Writer’s Application

The Resilient Bastrop County Initiative is sponsoring a storytelling series in which members of different generations of residents living in Bastrop County share their stories of overcoming adversity and showing strength and resilience. We are looking for graduating high school seniorswith an interest in storytelling in any medium, to participate in this paid opportunity to participate in a facilitated conversation about resilience with an older member of their community, and then share their feelings about that experience in whatever storytelling medium they are most comfortable with.

We’re looking for students with a story to tell about how their senior year in high school was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please fill out the application below if you are interested. Send questions to\

P.S. Please note this opportunity is for:

  1. Graduates living in Bastrop County (Bastrop, Smithville or Elgin)
  2. High School Seniors- Class of 2020

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