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    Awards & Honors

    Writing Awards

    Hamline University CLA students are invited to submit their writing for four competitive awards coordinated by the English Department. Winners will be recognized at the spring honors convocation and awarded cash prizes.

    ELIZA A. DREW AWARDS

    ENGLISH ESSAY: Students may submit one essay, 10 pages or fewer. This category is intended for essays written for an English class.

    SHORT STORY: Students may submit one short story, 10 pages or fewer.

    EVELYN APITZ MORRIS AWARD

    SHORTY STORY OR PLAY: Students may submit a short story or play 15 pages or fewer.

    GEORGE HENRY BRIDGMAN POETRY AWARD

    POETRY: Students may submit a maximum of three poems, for a total of 5 pages or fewer.

    2014 Writing Award Winners

     ELIZA A. DREW AWARDS

    ENGLISH ESSAY: Nicole Ditter for "The Politics of the Hindenburg Disaster" 

    Thomas Lawson for "The Perfect Sound & The Radiator's Hum: Toward an EAI Aesthetic"  

     SHORT STORY: Erin Derwin for "Preservation"  

    EVELYN APITZ MORRIS AWARD 
     SHORT STORY: Luke Hallbeck for "Isla Walang Balaklang"
    GEORGE HENRY BRIDGMAN POETRY AWARD

     

    1st: Lee Kisling for "Clown School in France"
    2nd:
    Anthony Beballos for "Walking Across Soil" 

     

     

     2014 Academics Award Winners

    MARY EWING ROATCH SCHOLARSHIPS 

    Awarded to English majors who have demonstrated academic excellence in literary criticism.

    Matthew Buck
    Jenna Potter
     


    VANE SCHOLARSHIP 

    Awarded to a junior or senior English major recommended by the English faculty for academic achievement.

    Claire Otradovec  


    JAMES THATCHER RITCHIE AWARD
     

    Awarded to a junior or senior English major for academic excellence.

    Erin Derwin

     

     
     
    THOMAS P. BEYER AWARD
     

    Awarded to English majors who have an excellent scholastic record and demonstrated ability in creative writing.

    Steven Beardsley
    Ruth Nelson

     

     2014 Journalism Award Winners

    ROBERT AND SHIRLEY BOGUE SCHOLARSHIP

    Students who have an interest in journalism, preference to those intending to pursue a career in (print) journalism and/or have worked on the Hamline Oracle or other campus publications.

    Maria Herd


    EARL E. CRAVEN AWARD IN JOURNALISM
     

    A student who is a staff member of a campus publication who has raised the standards of campus journalism.

    Don Allen

      

     
    ELIZA A. DREW AWARDS IN COMMUNICATIONS

    BEST EDITORIAL

    Don Allen for "Hoodlum Manifesto of the Achievement Gap"

    BEST NEWS STORY

    Jena Felsheim for "Her Bark and Your Bite" 

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