Students welcome home alum, renowned author

Lake Travis High School junior Elyse Runkle (right) visits with LTHS Class of 1999 alum and author Keija Parssinen (left) at the school’s black box theater. Parssinen spoke to students about her life experiences, passion for writing, and read an excerpt from her latest novel, ‘The Unravelling of Mercy Louis.’ Parssinen was a featured author at the 2015 Texas Book Festival held Oct. 17-18 in Austin.