English Students Recognized for Academic Excellence
On Friday, April 22nd, the Department of English held its annual Scholarship & Writing Awards Ceremony where we recognized our undergraduate and graduate students for academic excellence. Here is a complete list of awards and recipients:
Creative Writing Awards
Judith Siegel Pearson Award
First Place: Alexandra Biedenbach, "Missed Calls"
Second Place: Bridget Gibbons, "A Celebratory Occasion"
Phillip Lawson Hatch, Jr. Memorial Award
First Place: Tiara Amani, "Hide, And I'll Find You"
Second Place: Megha Krishnan, "The Supplicant"
Honorable Mentions: Joe Martinez, "Tennessee"
Stephanie Jean, "Five Poems"
John Clare Award in Poetry
First Place: Nicole Friedlaender, "Tetralogy"
Second Place: Megha Krishnan, "A Culmination, in Parts"
Honorable Mention: Ariel Mokdad, "Winter's Harvest" and Other Poems
Tompkins Awards: NonFiction
First Place: Dan Fenster, "Pest Control"
Second Place: Stefanie Norlin, "The Night Side of Life"
Honorable Mentions: Cameron Martin, "Notes on Grandma Bayfield"
Maya Younis, "Taking Flight"
Tompkins Awards: Fiction
First Place: Brody Cunningham, "Moonshine"
Second Place: Hannah Loesch, "Imperial Whim"
Honorable Mentions: Daniel Jones, "How We Touch Sickness"
Lesley Stanley, "Stripper Picnic"
Tompkins Award: Drama
First Place: Gregory Loselle, "Ghetto Romances"
Second Place: Mary Grahame Hunter, "Question Mark"
Honorable Mention: Heather Carr, "Kavya's Wedding"
Tompkins Award: Poetry
First Place: Megha Krishnan, "A Culmination, in Parts"
Second Place: Ariel Mokdad, "To Fall in Love You Must Let the Fireflies Go"
Honorable Mentions: Tiara Amani, "Hide, And I'll Find You"
Nicole Friedlaender, "Tetralogy"
The Undergraduate Best Essay Award
Jan Blaschak, "Monsters, Men, Heroes, and Saints: The Organization of the Nowell Codex"
Distinguished Graduating Senior Award
Service Achievement Award
Graduate & Undergraduate Scholarships
The Christopher T. Leland Endowed Scholarship in Creative Writing
The Loughead-Eldredge Endowed Scholarship in Creative Writing
Undergraduates: Sara Jayyousi, Stephanie Jean, Joe Martinez
Graduate Students: Toni Bunton, Dan Jones, Lesley Stanley
The Stephen H. Tudor Memorial Scholarship in Creative Writing
The Joseph J. & Mary E. Yelda Endowed Merit Scholarship for English
Ki Lee O'Brien
The Gilbert R. & Patricia K. Davis Endowed Merit Scholarship
The Dustin Rose Memorial Scholarship
The Marion K. Ringe Endowed Scholarship
The Thomas R. Jasina Endowed Graduate Scholarship in English
The Terrance King Endowed Memorial Fellowship in English
The Albert Feigenson Scholarship
Undergraduate: Blake Hart-Negrich
Graduate Student: Inhye Kang
The Professor Arnold Goldsmith Annual Scholarship
Undergraduate: Connor Newton
Graduate Students: Shawn Cooper and Sean Levenson
The Dennis Turner Memorial Scholarship in Film Studies
The Doretta Burke Sheill Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Undergraduates: Rachel Hackett, Robert Hunter, Kayla Johnson, and Anna Petranovic
Graduate Students: Shelby Cadwell, Corey Hamilton, David Nowak, Lesley Stanley, and Melanie Zynel
The Pearl A. Warn Endowed Scholarship in English
Undergraduate: Mark Sharrow
Graduate Student: Nadia Mohammad
For photos of our wonderul students, please visit our Facebook album: Scholarship & Wriitng Awards Ceremony 2016