Author Michael Finklea visited Clara School on Monday, October 14, 2019. Students is grades Kindergarten through 5th grade enjoyed listening to his presentation on never giving up on your dreams. Mr. Finklea grew up on a dairy farm in Arkansas and developed a love for writing. He attended Louisiana State University then relocated to California where he published an entertainment magazine. His interesting, and informative talks reinforce the importance of writing and how to use that ability to receive the highest level of education.