Our submission period for 2019 is now closed, but keep an eye out for our announcement of finalists. This year we will have a student reading at the BYU English symposium February 27-28, and an awards ceremony in early April. Thanks for the great entries! 2020 submissions open soon!
We are accepting submissions for the Writing 150 student contest until the 15th of January. We hope to see many excellent papers. Get that writing dusted off, and submitted!!
We are happy to announce the winners of our 2018 Writing 150 Contest. Thank you all for your interest, support, and talent!
1st Place, Emily Baer, The Ocean’s Magic, Lisa Johnson
2nd Place, Miranda Lim, Mark One Only, Erika Price
Honorable Mention, Jennifer Bassett, The-miracle-I-Needed, Erika Price
Opinion Editorial Winners:
1st Place: Abbigail Slade, A Rallying Cry to Change the Statistics, Heather Randle
2nd Place: Rebecca Haymore, Racial Representation in LDS Art, Lindsay Owens
3rd Place: Lauren Hemmert, Hope for Healing, Mari Murdock
1st Place, Niels Turley, The Fire and Fury We Forget, Erika Price
2nd Place, Christian Price, Christ in Common, Erika Price
3rd Place, Jefferson Jensen, A Letter from Birmingham Jail to You, Lisa Johnson
Honorable Mention: Caleb Michael Litster, The Mark of the Beast; Sentence Structure and Imagery in ‘A Sin’ by Brian Doyle, Erika Pratt
Honorable Mention: Miranda Lim, Political and Nuclear Fallout, Erika Price
Special Mention: Emmalee Adams, The Vanishing Night; Running from Light, Laurie Denning
1st Place: Collin Beus, Blood and Ash: The Battle of Iwo Jima, Debbie Harrison
2nd Place: Grant Baldwin, Removing Racism or Erasing History? Justin Duckwitz
3rd Place: Sofia Schofield. Pleasure Reading and College Performance, Lisa Johnson
Honorable Mention: Sara Garrett, Defining a Nation: The Impact of Hamilton; An American Musical, Candace Stratford
Honorable Mention: Anne Parsons, Reclaiming Life;The Post WWII Experience of Displaced Jews, Debbie Harrison
Special Mention for Excellence: Gracie Nicholas, University Safe Space: Brick Walls or Break throughs? Kelsey Smith
Special Mention for Excellence: Grace Gwin, Confused Neurons; The Effects of Dyslexia on Children, Erika Price