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Past Essay Contest Winners

2014/2015 Essay Contest Winners

Category 1
Samantha Yarto

"Fifty Stars, One Flag: How the Common Core State Standards Will Unite America"                                                                      

Sarah Youree's English 1310: First-Year English I

Category 2
Bianca Beronio

"Desperate Glory: Wilfred Owen and Grim Reality of WWI"

William Feeler's English 1320: First-Year English II

Category 3
Marcelina Garcia

“A Portrait of Community and Violence in South Texas 1930-1975

Laura Ellis-Lai's HON ENG 3395:  Portraiture: Writing Yourself Into Academia

Category 4
Jane Hawley

"Houses, Hotels, and Hauntings: The Functions of Physical Structures and Magical Realism in One Hundred Years of Solitude, Beloved, and The Lady Matador's Hotel"

Dr.Teya Rosenberg's ENG 5231: Magical Realism