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  • Winners of the December 2018 DES Writing Competition

    • January 20, 2019
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    1st (tie): “American Family Portrait”, Anna Girgenti, Loras College 

    1st (tie): “Individual, Season of Fall(ing), Sing to me Wonder, Oregon Trail,” Leanna Haag, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota 

    2nd: “The Radio Clock & Snowy Morning”, Jill Patton, King’s College 

    Honorable Mention: “inchoate recovery”, Brook Batch, Thomas More University 

    Short Fiction: 

    1st: “Drop-Offs”, Caroline Breitbach, Loras College 

    2nd (tie): “An Inherited Art”, Cassie Froese, University of St. Thomas (MN) 

    2nd (tie): “Starcatcher”, Alyson Corey, Mount Aloysius College 

    Honorable Mention: “Miracle: 50 Cents”, John Regnier, Saint Mary’s College of Minnesota

    Creative Nonfiction: 

    1st: “The Country of Wanderers”, Destiny Vang, Cardinal Stitch University

    2nd: “Things Remembered”, Rachel Whitehill, Thomas More University 

    Honorable Mention: “Five Stars” Jill Patton, King’s College 

    Honorable Mention: “On Not Shooting a Coyote”, Brennan Pivnicka, Loras College 

    Critical/Analytical Essay: 

    1st: “10 Things I Hate About Man-Shrews”, Anna Baughman, Saint Francis University (PA) 

    No 2nd Place

    Honorable Mention: “Battling for a Sense of Self: Marie’s Quest for Identity in Love Medicine“, Jill Patton, King’s College 

    Honorable Mention: “Intertextual/Feminist Approach to Eavan Boland’s The Pomegranate”, Maria, Teets, Loras College 

    Scholarly Research: 

    1st: “Lessons Unlearned: The Impact of American Civil War on the Franco- Prussian War”, Thomas Brophy, Holy Cross College 

    2nd (tie): “From United to Genocide: An Examination of British Policy in Scotland following the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745”, Jessie Willingham, Notre Dame of Maryland University 

    2nd (tie): “Energy Availability, Menstrual Function and Bone Mineral Density in Pennsylvania Cross Country Teams”, Hannah Weber, St. Francis University 

    Honorable Mention: “Hunting for Heroines: How Magic Affects the Agency   of the Strong Female Character“, Cassie Froese, University of St.Thomas (MN)

    1st Place Awards:                 $500 

    2nd Place Awards:                $250

    -1st place winners will be published in the next two DES Journal  Editions

    -Congratulatory Letters and Check Awards will be mailed shortly to Advisors 

    -Congratulations and thanks to ALL participants in the 2018/19 DES Writing Contest! 

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