Prizes & Scholarships - 2013 Winners
2013 English Department Award for Excellence
Thomas Ash, June Coelho, Raymond Beltran and Alycia Metz
Dr. Ryan Trimm, Chair, and recipient Thomas Ash
University Academic Excellence in English Awards
Sarah Fitzpatrick and Catherine Noelle Johnson
English Excellence in Teaching Awards
Director of Graduate Studies Professor Kathleen Davis, Kim Evelyn and Michael Becker
2013 English Writing Contest Award Recipients
The Nancy Potter Short Story Contest
First Place: Melody Friedenthal - "Origami"
Creative Non-Fiction Contest
First Place: Mary Vidal - "Eileen"
Second Place: Samantha Baffoni - "Fraternal Family"
Third Place: Danielle Donovan - "Bunny in the Bale"
First Place: Sarah E. Kruse - "On Reading Being and Time: A Notebook"
Critical Essay Contest
First Place: Conor Simao - "Does Clothing Make the Man? Identity Materialism
through Shirts in Fitzgerald’s "The Great Gatsby""
Second Place: Kevin Rinaldi-Young - "Gesture: A Sentimental Language"
Third Place: Samuel Simas - "Lovehood: The New Knighthood"
First Place: Sarah E. Kruse - "Paul Celan’s Unspeaking and Wittgenstein’s Ethics of Silence"
Second Place: Michele Meek - ""Solitary Habits": Female Corporeal Desires, Public Anxieties
and Self-Surveillance in Anti-Masturbation Texts and Dorothy Richardson’s Pilgrimage"
Third Place: Sara Murphy - "Toward an Equitable Psychosocial Understanding of Suicide
in American Literature and Life
The Rumowicz Maritime Essay Contest
Two First Prize Winners: Mary Vidal, "Buzzard's Bay" and Sofia Alvosius, "The Whiteness of the Whale"
Professor Martha Rojas congratulates winner Mary Vidal
Back Row: Michael Becker and Ryan S. Trimm, Department Chair. Front Row: Michele Meek, Sarah Kruse, Kim Evelyn, Sara Murphy and Anna Brecke
2013 Scholarship Recipients
The Department of English would like to congratulate the 2013 scholarship recipients for their academic achievement:
Devlin Healey, Sam Simas, Kristen Vegh, Kevin Rinaldi-Young, Brianna Dodd, Alyssa Mason, Leah Eccleston, Kelley Carpenter, Andrew Barbero