Tanya Terry is a graduate of Wayne State University's excellent school of journalism, where she received an E.W. Scripps Journalism Scholarship in her final year. Her passion for and excitement about the local community is evident in her writing. She first wrote for the Lasco Press in June of 2015 and is returning to share her talents. As a freelance writer, she received a certificate of appreciation from Bentley Community Schools for reporting on students and student-related events with sensitivity and care. Besides writing, Terry enjoys attending church, taking part in church activities, traveling, swimming, reading, adult coloring, Christian lyrical ballet, drama, interior decorating, spending time with friends and family, and taking her 14-year-old Pomeranian dog, Jasper, for strolls, entering him in contests, and taking him to pet festivals and activities.