SHREWSBURY, Mass. — Caitlyn Burke, daughter of Cathleen and Frederick Burke of Shrewsbury, has been named a writing coach at Saint Michael's College for the Fall 2012 semester.
Burke, a junior, history and English double major, was selected from nominees submitted by the college faculty to be one of 27 student coaches at the liberal arts college located in Burlington, Vt. Burke graduated from Shrewsbury High School before entering Saint Michael's.
Coaches are a group who do professional work-one-on-one with their peers at the college, diagnosing writing problems, designing strategies to help. The coaches work with clients who seek guidance regarding writing assignments for their courses.
Coaches must pass an entry test to get into a writing center internship course which they take prior to being named coaches.