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New Student Reader

Essay Contest

New Student Reader Essay Contest

The New Student Reader Essay Contest provides all incoming freshmen with the chance to write an essay that demonstrates their own serious reflection of the chosen New Student Reader book. The essays are judged on the effectiveness as an argument, the creativity, originality and overall readability. Winners receive money on their GullCard. 


Year First Place               1st Runner Up      Honorable Mention
2016-2017 Enely Sokk None None
2015-2016        Emma DePanise   None Lauren DeLong
2014-2015         Anna Johns None Samuel Stevens
2013-2014 Frances Sherlock Ryan Dennis Emily Rittenour
2012-2013 Jewel Jordan Taylor Hopkins Marissa Shervin
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