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Katey has been accepted at Ohio State University where she will pursue her PhD in Health Communication.

Katey Price ('07)

Department of English

2012-2013 Annual Writing Contest Winners

Best ENGL 091 Paper Written in 2012

Winner: Scott Pardon, "Criminals Are Not Bad People"

Best ENGL 110 Papers Written in 2012

Personal Essay: Winner: Jerusha Lane, "Of Pants and Paragliders"

Critical Essay: Winner: Victoria Steffke, "Grab Some Rubbers: It's the Law "

Best ENGL 111 Paper Written in 2012

Winner: Michael Gordon, "Social Sustainability and China's One-Child Policy"

2013 Creative Writing Contest Winners

2013 Stellanova Osborn Poetry Contest

Judge: Helen Frost

"Once Upon a Dream" by Michael Krueger

1st Runner Up
"Cage" by Mary Giermann

2nd Runners Up
(Tie) "Puppet Dance" by John Keller and "Year: Two Thousand and Lost" by Michael Krueger

Semifinalist Poems
"Bioluminescence" by Taylor Berry
"The Body Remembers" by Jane Buckanaga-Picotte
"Cage" by Mary Giermann
"Domesticated Fire" by Charlotte Mazurek
"How to Be a Father"by Adam Uhrig
[Let me navigate your boat] by Meredith Cleary
"Man of Mystery" by Rachel Mead
"Nature versus Nurture, a Case Study" by Jane Buckanaga-Picotte
"Nude" by Stephen Keller
"Once Upon a Dream" by Michael Krueger
"Pick Your Poison" by Michael Krueger
"Poem for Gramps" by Rachel Mead
"Puppet Dance" by John Keller
"A Superhero" by Jessica Fritzler
"To Wisconsin, From Michigan" by Taylor Berry
"Where'd We Go Wrong" by Rachel Mead
"Year Two Thousand Lost" by Michael Krueger

2013 LSSU Short Story Award

Judge: Helen Frost

(Tie) "Slipping Away" and "Mother of God," both by Stephen Keller 

1st Runner Up
"Free" by John Keller

Semifinalist Stories
"The Adventures of Quincy" by Rachel Mead
"Free" by John Keller
"Mother of God" by Stephen Keller
"Peanut Butter" by Jade Patton
"The Power of the Sea" by Jana Luurtsema
"Slipping Away" by Stephen Keller
"Taken" by Jessica Phal
"That Night" by Maura MacDonald


Jessica Hirt

"One of my favorite things about LSSU is its size. The classrooms, especially as you get to the upper levels, get smaller, so you not only have a chance to discuss your ideas in an honest, supportive manner, but you also get to know your professors and classmates. The upper level courses really allow you to focus on what you love, and the small class size allows you to have time to share and to discuss your ideas." [ more ]

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