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​"In My Own Words": autumn semester essay writers recognized

December 15, 2021

The “In My Own Words” freshman writing series continued this semester, highlighting the moving student stories we so often encounter in the writing classroom. Started in 2012, “In My Own Words” showcases exemplary narrative writing in freshman composition courses, including English 1109 and 1110. The recognized essays for this semester are listed below.

Additionally, all essays were read and judged by a panel of judges unaffiliated with the class sections: Allisha Gray was determined to have the winning essay and will receive a $25 gift card.

In My Own Words: Recognized Essays for Fall 2021:
Allisha Gray, Untitled (Stuart Lishan, instructor)
Lenore Kohl, "Winter Count" (Stuart Lishan, instructor)
Caden Spiker, "What I Remember About the Days I Forget" (Stuart Lishan, instructor)
Rachael Crewe, "The Christmas Crewe" (Sue Oakes, instructor)
Aaron Lehman, "The Candysmith" (Sue Oakes, instructor)