Dr. Joe Williams and Dr. Barb L’Eplattenier hosted the 2018 Department Writing Awards Ceremony was held Friday, May 4, 2018 at U.S. Pizza. The department faculty and students gathered to honor eleven students in eight categories. The Donna Barkan Jensen Scholarship for Family Writing was also awarded.
“The department had another wonderful awards ceremony this year, celebrating the work of our talented writers. We believe it’s vital to support our students by showcasing their work, and these awards make that possible,” Dr. Williams said.
Each winner received a certificate and a monetary award.
Overall Graduate Award Winner
New Media and Technology Award
Tori Watson & Jacklyn Carroll (not pictured)
“Public Intellectuals: A Rhetorical Analysis“
Overall Undergraduate Award Winner
Research and Theoretical Writing Award
Technical and Workplace Writing Award and
Donna Barkan Jensen Scholarship for Writing About Families
“Grant Writing: An Analysis of the Genre“
Creative Nonfiction Award
“Something about Benton, Arkansas“
Kristina Yarberry, Tanner Sullivan (not pictured), & Robert Ewing (not pictured)
“A Guide to Surviving Minecraft“
First-year Writing Award
Persuasive Writing Award