Michaela Lawlor is a graduate student in Western Connecticut State University’s Master of Fine Arts program in Creative and Professional Writing. She studies screenwriting and journalism. Additionally, she started her own business this year, New Sun Rising, LLC, right here in her hometown of Bethel, where she offers photography, graphic design, writing and other creative services. Michaela enjoys walking, running, hiking, golfing, mountain biking and horseback riding in her free time and she loves staying active in the community by supporting Bethel’s fantastic small businesses and participating in local events. You can visit Michaela’s website at www.newsunrisingllc.com.