ECC Humanities Fest Winners

Category: Creative Non-Fiction First Place: “Adolescent Etude in a Minor Key,” by Kimberly Chua, Rolla High School Second Place: “Because There’s No Reason Not To,” by Rachel Bolte, Union High School Third Place: “I am Music,” by Cooper Snodgrass, Union High School Category: Poetry First Place: “Cheese,” by Kimberly Chua, Rolla High School Second Place: “Atomic Turquoise,” by … Continue reading ECC Humanities Fest Winners

ECC Spring Writing Contest Winners

The East Central College English Department has announced the winners of the annual Poetry and Research Writing Contest. In the poetry category, Christian Emory received first-place honors for, “Well-done.” In the research essay category, Jillian Stigge's "Dangerous New Censorships in Education” was the first-place winner. First-place recipients received $100 in prize money. Second-place winners were … Continue reading ECC Spring Writing Contest Winners

I Am Music

By Cooper Snodgrass Music-- organized noise. Something so simple yet intangible. Something so powerful yet invisible. I am music; this is my song. Freshman year, my father tried to kill my sister- then tried to kill himself shortly after. All I could do was watch as it happened. It wasn’t my age, experience, or lack … Continue reading I Am Music