Awards for 2011-2012:
The following English Department students received awards for 2012-2013:
English Department Distinguished Student Award: Alyssa Koenig
The Distinguished Student is selected by faculty vote to honor the graduating senior who has distinguished himself/herself throughout his/her academic program and has shown the most promise as a student of English.
Outstanding Students (University Honors Recognition--Spring Semester):
ESLT (Licensure Program): Laura Ackerwold
CALT (Licensure Program): Emily Lueck
All Other English Majors: Alyssa Koenig
Each semester, the department members select the outstanding student in each of the two licensure programs and the other English programs combined. These students are honored at the Evening of Distinction ceremony during the week of graduation.
Ann and James Nichols Scholarly Paper Award:
Winner: Robin Kaufmann
Honorable Mention – Olivia Wuld
Outstanding scholarly papers are submitted each year to a department subcommittee that then selects the best scholarly papers for this award.
Sandra Adickes Outstanding Freshman Essay:
All English majors are required to compile and submit a portfolio of their academic work during the semester that they graduate. Department members review the portfolios and select the most outstanding ones for this award.
Student editors of the Satori literary magazine provide leadership for selection of entries, editing, layout, and publication of the magazine.
Scholarships for 2012-2013:
The following students were awarded English Department scholarships for 2012-13:
James W. & Ann Eljenholm Nichols Scholarship:
Marion J. Deeren Scholarship:
Augusta Nelson Memorial Scholarship:
Darlene Radsek Scholarship:
Sylvia Bremer Memorial Scholarship:
Leslie & Gladys (Sanford) King Scholarship:
Cornwell Family Scholarship:
Thomas Leuchtenberg English Scholarship
Darlend Radsek Scholarship
Alma Smith Scholarship in honor of Miss Gertrude Finch and Dr. Augusta Nelson