College of Arts and Sciences

Spring 2014 Scholarships & Awards

The Department of English and Journalism held its 2014 Awards Night on Wednesday, April 8, 2014 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!

Spring 2014 Awards Program (pdf)

Scholarships

  • Scholar of the Year - Marybeth Hornbaker
  • Barbara & John Blackburn - Mary Beth Hornbaker
  • Paul Blackford - Kimberly Ackers & Jessica Burke
  • Bill Bradshaw - Sandra Sepaniak
  • Olive Fite - Chris Sanders-Ring
  • Irving Garwood - Elizabeth Dunn
  • Lila Linder - Kimberly Ackers & Daniel Kopping
  • Alfred Lindsey - Alexandra Ayers
  • John Merritt - Marybeth Hornbaker
  • Dameris Bagwell Memorial - Ajia Harris
  • Nai-Tung Ting - Chris Sanders-Ring
  • Beth Stiffler - Daniel Kopping
  • Wanninger - music dept. awards this year
  • John Castle - will award in August
  • Kenneth Dixon - will award in August

Journalism Awards

Best In-Class Writing in Journalism

  • 1st Place - Mitch Granger
  • 2nd Place - Garrick Hodge
  • 3rd Place - Leah Juenger

Best In-Class Photo Samples in Journalism

  • 1st Place - Amy Fogerty
  • 2nd Place - Christine Campbell
  • 3rd Place - Eva Herndon

Graduate Awards

  • John Mahoney Research Fellowship - Zoey Schmalz and Alexandra Ayers
  • Ron & Leslie Walker Literary Studies - Abigail Tichler
  • Ron & Leslie Walker Writing Studies - Tanya Juhasz
  • Summer TSA - Alexandra Ayers
  • Outstanding Teaching Asst. Award - Kristyne Bradford

Bruce H. Leland Essay Contest

English 100, Introduction to Writing

  • 1st Place - Audrey Tonkinson
  • 2nd Place - Brandon Frazier
  • 3rd Place - Falonda Goodman

English 180, College Writing I

  • 1st Place - Kristen Mahannah
  • 2nd Place - Mary Callaghan
  • 3rd Place - Haley Smothers

English 280, College Writing II

  • 1st Place - Kayla Steil
  • 2nd Place - A. J. Rocca
  • 3rd Place - Kevin Karaffa

Creative Writing Awards

Lois C. Bruner Creative Nonfiction Award

  • 1st Place - Sarah Lambach
  • 2nd Place - Di Ann Vulich
  • 3rd Place - Juliana Goodman

Cordell Larner Award in Fiction

  • 1st Place - Juliana Goodman
  • 2nd Place - Corin Bodenhamer
  • 3rd Place - Zachary McGowan

Cordell Larner Award in Poetry

  • 1st Place - Juliana Goodman
  • 2nd Place - Juliana Goodman
  • 3rd Place - Victoria Drews