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Seminole State honors 2014 writing contest winners

The English Department at Seminole State College of Florida recognized the winners of three student writing competitions during a ceremony on Wednesday, April 16.

Professor Adrienne Vivian announced the winners of the Research Paper Competition for excellent research papers submitted in English I and II.

English I winners:

  • First place: Travis Sokolowski, for “More than Just Mind Games”
  • Second place: Robert Schlussler, for “Flippin’ Fun: Engaging Students in Their Academic Experience”

English II winners:

  • First place: Stephanie Coe, for “Man vs. Nature: The Struggle”
  • Second place: David Stuart Weaver, for “Against the Grain: One Man versus Society”
  • Third place: Mari Reid, for “The Fall of Man: Naturalism in Literature”

Professor Webb Harris announced the first-, second- and third-place winners of “Veritas,” Seminole State’s short fiction competition.

  • First place: Victoria Nations, for “Hands”
  • Second place: Riccardo Rodriguez, for “Gripping”
  • Third place: Alexandra Hoffman, for “Unconventional”

Harris also awarded the Dr. Stephen Caldwell Wright Poetry Awards, which went to three students. "Captain G," by Victoria Nations, was the winning poem. Honorable mentions went to Lauren Boone's "The Way" and Jordan Padgett's "Twilight."

The poetry awards honor Dr. Wright, a longtime English instructor at Seminole State.

All winners will receive a cash prize plus a three-credit scholarship. Poetry winners are published in “The Chronicle,” and short fiction winners in “Veritas.” More information can be found at the Writing Contests page.

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