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 given $50, and third-place winners received $25.
Listed below are the winners in both categories, followed by the title of the work.
First place — Christian Emory, “Well-done.”
Second place — Jacy DeLoach, “infinitesimal.”
Third place — Emrhys Bradley’s, “What is a woman? (An American Sonnet).”
Honorable Mention — Paxton Ludwig, “Home Depot Misgivings.”
Research Essay Winners
First place — Jillian Stigge, “Dangerous New Censorships in Education.”
Second place — Emma Thomas, “One Bullet.”
Third place — Sarah Harris, “Caffeine: Why It Should Have More Restrictions.”