Luka Romney tutors a student at the Research and Writing Center at BYU. Romney uses his skills as a tutor to uplift others. (Liesel Allen) Luka Romney, a writing tutor at the Research and Writing Center, uses his skills as a writer and tutor to uplift diverse voices. When he was seven years old, Romney commandeered the microphone at his ward's testimony meeting. With his three older siblings watching, Romney talked about the gospel and his relationship with Jesus Christ. Ten years later, at the same pulpit, Romney came out as queer with the permission and support of his bishop and stake president, who sat on the stand behind him. It was his senior year of high school and Romney was preparing to follow in his entire immediate family's footsteps and attend BYU. Luka Romney is a junior at BYU studying interdisciplinary humanities. Romney uses his writing to uplift diverse voices. (Courtesy of Luka Romney) From his experiences over the pulpit to the pieces he has written at BYU , Romney has continuously used words to lift others and change lives. Romney's exposure to BYU began at a young age when his family inherited his grandpa's season football tickets. In addition to attending games, Romney saw his siblings perform on BYU stages as part of different BYU groups, including the orchestra, the opera and Men's Chorus. “I grew up adjacent to campus in a lot of ways,” said Romney, a native of Emigration Canyon, near Salt Lake City and […]
Click here to view original web page at BYU writing tutor creates brave space, uplifts voices
© 2022, wcadmin. ©2023. All rights reserved, Writers Critique, LLC Unless otherwise noted, all posts remain copyright of their respective authors.