Submissions Closed-Finalists announced Soon!

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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!

2018 Winners announced!

We are happy to announce the winners of our 2018 Writing 150 Contest. Thank you all for your interest, support, and talent!

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Narrative Winners:

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

Analysis Winners:

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

Research Winners:

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