College of Arts and Sciences

Spring 2013 Awards & Scholarships

The Department of English and Journalism held its 2013 Awards Night on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 6 pm in the Sherman Hall Auditorium, announcing the winners of awards from all areas of the program. Students selected for over $9,000 in scholarships were also honored. We thank all the students, family, faculty and staff who participated, including the faculty and staff who judged award applications.

Congratulations to all the award and scholarship winners!

Department Scholarships

  • Scholar of the Year - Annie Supalla
  • Barbara & John Blackburn - Annie Supalla
  • Paul Blackford - Jason Kuna
  • Bill Bradshaw - Alexa Zoellner
  • Olive Fite - Leann Weiss
  • Irving Garwood - ?
  • Lila Linder - Juliana Goodman & Daniel Kopping
  • Alfred Lindsey - Anjali Pattanayak
  • John Merrett - Nicole Hagstrom-Schmidt
  • Beth Stiffler - Jenni Mitchell
  • Wanninger - Leann Weiss
  • John Castle - ?
  • Kenneth Dixon - ?

Journalism Awards

Best In-Class Writing in Journalism

  • 1st Place - James Needham "Nowhere Man: The Story of Neal Gamm"
  • 2nd Place - Lauren Blough "The Renaissance Man"
  • 3rd Place - Jennifer Wilson "Church and State: Why Going to a Public University Doesn't Mean You're Going to Hell"

Best In-Class Graphics Work in Journalism

  • 1st Place - Jack Pluta "1 Ship 1,000,000 Possibilities"
  • 2nd Place - James Beutjer "Ride Your Natural Wave"
  • 3rd Place - James Shetler "Explore the Blue. Enjoy the View"

Graduate Awards

  • Outstanding TA Award - John Degregorio
  • Richard T. Thornberry Scholarship - Anjali Pattanyak
  • School of Graduate Studies Research and Professional Development Award with CAS Match - Jessica Mason-Mcfadden & Nicole Hagstrom-Schmidt
  • Summer Teaching Support Assistantship - Jessica Mason-Mcfadden
  • Walker Fellowship for Writing Studies - Anjali Pattanyak
  • Walker Fellowship for Literary Studies - Nicole Hagstrom-Schmidt

Bruce H. Leland Essay Contest

English 100, Introduction to Writing

  • 1st Place - Kyaira Foster
  • 2nd Place - Cassandra Estrada
  • 3rd Place - Hind Ali

English 180, College Writing I

  • 1st Place - Ryan Ricketts
  • 2nd Place - Stephanie Tafoya
  • 3rd Place - Hillary Kelly

English 280, College Writing II

  • 1st Place - Sean Kincaid
  • 2nd Place - Kelly Benignetti
  • 3rd Place - Robert True

Creative Writing Awards

Lois C. Bruner Creative Nonfiction Award

  • 1st Place - Dustin Burnaugh
  • 2nd Place - Kyle Dexter
  • 3rd Place - Juliana Goodman

Cordell Larner Award in Fiction

  • 1st Place - Aaron Winkelman
  • 2nd Place - Juliana Goodman
  • 3rd Place - Andrew Costigan

Cordell Larner Award in Poetry

  • 1st Place - Dustin Burnaugh
  • 2nd Place - Juliana Goodman
  • 3rd Place - Zachary Share