College of Arts and Sciences

Spring 2019 Awards & Scholarships

The Department of English held its 2019 Awards Night on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 6:00pm in the University Union Lamoine Room. Selected faculty announced the winners of awards from all areas of the program. 

Congratulations to all the award and scholarship winners! Click on each name to see a picture of each student receiving his/her award!

Awards Program Handout 2019 (pdf)

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Undergraduate Scholarships

Graduate Awards

Grad Awards Group Picture

Bruce H. Leland Essay Contest

*Read their pieces on the Leland Webpage (2018-2019)

ENG 100, Introduction to Writing

  • 1st place – Christina Ann Liber
  • 2nd place – Devin Torres
  • 3rd place – Jovanni Montalvo
  • Honorable Mention – Brandon Villa

Judges: Tim Helwig, Brenda Porter, and Kristin Sheppard

ENG 180, College Writing I

  • 1st place – Brandon Oleson
  • 2nd place – Manuel Luna
  • 3rd place – Judson Henry
  • Honorable Mention – Lenora Wildermuth

Judges: Kathleen O’Donnell-Brown, Jacque Wilson, and Dan Barclay

ENG 280, College Writing II

Judges: Jose Fernandez, Bill Knox, and Nick Nusbaumer

Creative Writing Awards

*Read their pieces in the yearly Elements edition (2019)

*See the Creative Writing Winners Archive which includes commentary by the professional judges.

Lois C. Bruner Creative Nonfiction Award

Cordell Larner Award in Fiction

Cordell Larner Award in Poetry

  • 1st place – Eric Short
  • 2nd place – Marcus Sweeten
  • 3rd place – Janae Imeri