English Department Student Award Winners
2022 English Department Award Winners!
Judge: Joshua Nguyen
Winner: Allie Barnett
Runner Up: Will Jones
“Ghazal About My Mother”
Judge: Marina Leigh
Winner: Ryan Medina
“A Sonnet for the Author” by Ryan Medina
Judge: Jennifer Key
Winner: Adele Cardwell
Dear at Any Price by Adele Cardwell
Judge: Dustin Parsons
Winner: Christopher Morris
I Have Trouble by Christopher Morris
Judge: Beth Spencer
Winner: Hussain Ahmed
2021-22 Scholarship Recipients:
ELMO HOWELL BRITISH LITERATURE AWARD:
VIRGINIA MORGAN AWARD:
DRANE LESTER AWARD:
Katherine Torres Cruz
2021 Graduate Student Creative Writing Award Winners!
Noel Quinones, poetry. $500 prize. Judge, Beth Spencer
Read Noel’s submission “Denim Wings” HERE.
ELVIS MEETS EINSTEIN CONTEST
Stephen Hundley, 1st place. $3,000 prize.
Teagan Kessler, 2nd place. $2,000 prize.
Read Teagan’s submission “No New Normal” HERE.
Linda Flynn, 3rd place. $1,000 prize.
BARRY AND SUSAN HANNAH AWARD This prize is awarded to students who have demonstrated good citizenship to the program and excellence in the classroom.
2021 Undergraduate Creative Writing Award Winners!
EVANS HARRINGTON CREATIVE WRITING SCHOLARSHIP
Dennis Foster $2,000 scholarship. Judge, Jennifer Key
Read Dennis’s submission “Unapologetic Sugar Shack” HERE.
ELLA SOMERVILLE CONTEST
Stella Martin, poetry. $250 prize. Judge, Linda Flynn
Read Stella’s submission “The Hostess” HERE.
Lauren Elmore, fiction. $250 prize. Judge, LaToya Faulk
Read Lauren’s submission “Ode to Julian” HERE.
2020 Undergraduate Scholarship and Award Winners!
W. ALTON BRYANT AWARD FOR RISING JUNIORS
Two-year scholarship award. $1500 each semester. $6000 total
DRANE LESTER AWARD FOR RISING SENIORS
Tharangi Fernando. $1500 scholarship
FAYSSOUX CORNEIL CAMPBELL AWARD
Polly Watkins. $1000 scholarship award
ELMO HOWELL BRITISH LITERATURE AWARD
$1000 scholarship award
VIRGINIA MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP
Annabelle Harris. $500 award
CHUCK FULGHAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Lawson Marchetti. $250 scholarship award