Scholarships and Awards
2014 Scholarships and Awards Tea
The 2014 English Department Scholarship and Awards Tea was held on April 9, 2014, in the Atrium of the Tarble Arts Center. The Department is proud to offer numerous scholarships and awards not only for freshmen but for continuing students. Department Chair Dana Ringuette presented more than $46,000 in awards and prizes during the ceremony.
This year's recipients have shown excellence in a variety of areas such as scholarship, character, leadership, writing skills, interest and talent in the English language and creative writing, service to the university community, academic achievement and financial need.
The 2013-2014 Scholarship and Awards Committee includes professors Randy Beebe (chair), John Allison, Rosemary Buck, Tim Engles, Michael Leddy, Michael Loudon, Jyoti Panjwani, and Duangrudi Suksang.
Congratulations to all of the recipients!
Click photo above to view the photostream.
Recipients not pictured are:
Rachel Sepich - Livingston Lord Scholarship, Continuing Presidential Scholars in English
Kathryn Caulkins - Continuing Presidential Scholars in English
Hannah Osborne- Continuing Presidential Scholars in English; Genelle Voight Jackson English Scholarship
Jennifer Greenberg - Martin Luther King Scholarship, nominated by Dr. Jeanne Ludlow; Distinguished Senior Award, nominated by Dr. Jeanne Ludlow; Isabel McKinney Scholarship; Mary Coon Cottingham Scholarship; first prize in the Cultural Diversity Essay Contest for “Hidden Homosexuality”
Courtney Walton - Warner Presidential Award in English
Ceili Erickson – Isabel McKinney Scholarship
Joshua Goss – Isabel McKinney Scholarship
Katherine Mueller – Isabel McKinney Scholarship
Alex Hill – Lucina Paquet Gabbard English Scholarship
Aaron White – Distinguished Graduate Student in English Award
Leslie Myrick – Outstanding M.A. Thesis Award
Juan Salas – Fall 2013 James K. Johnson Creative Writing Award for “Brink of Perpetual Light”
Mark Rheaume – Spring 2014 James K. Johnson Creative Writing Award for three untitled poems
Ryan Henderson – first prize in the First-Year Essay Contest for “A Comparison of ‘Sonny’s Blues’ by James Baldwin and ‘Babylon Revisited’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald”
K’lynn Robinson – third prize in the First-Year Essay Contest for “Working to Live”
Graham R. Lewis Memorial Poetry Award winners:
First Place: Darronte Matthews
Second Place: Emily Scarbrough
Third Place: Trevor (Tj) Martinson
Fourth Place: Steven Nathaniel
Fifth Place: Mark Rheaume
Sixth Place: David Busboom
Seventh Place: Margorie Clemente
Eighth Place: Ivory Watts
Ninth Place: Benjamin Cravens