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2008-2009

Rachel Pybon

received the 2009 Betty E. Evans Award for Achievement in Creative Writing, Poetry at the College of Arts and Humanities annual banquet.

Jeremy Vetter

received the 2009 Graduate Student Artistic Achievement Award at the CAH annual banquet.

Pearl Griffin

received the 2009 Raymond A. Smith Award for Achievement in Scholarship at the CAH annual banquet.

Courtney Allocca

received the 2009 CAH Award for Achievement in Non-Fiction Writing, Creative Non-Fiction at the CAH annual banquet.

Lissa Richardson

presented a paper on "Narrative in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children" at the Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference in Cincinnati.

Sara-June Treadwell

received the 2008 Dale and Mary Jo Comstock Distinguished Thesis Award for her thesis "Alternative Representations of the Female Voice in Shakespeare's Othello and Webster's The Duchess of Malfi." This is the third year in a row that an English Graduate student has received the award---not a bad record.

Sonya Dunning

received the College of Arts and Humanities Summer Graduate Scholarship Award for 2008.

Chris Mayer

received a College of Arts and Humanities Graduate Student Scholarship Achievement Award.

Jeremy Vetter

has had a short story accepted for publication by The Sonora Review, and it was nominated by the editor for a Pushcart prize.

2008 SOURCE Presentations:

Dustin Sander

(twice, mentored by Patsy Callaghan and Kathy Whitcomb)

Chris Mayer

(mentored by Laila Abdalla)

Sonya Dunning

(mentored by Laila Abdalla)

Lissa Richardson

(mentored by Patsy Callaghan)

Ryan Phill

(mentored by Patsy Callaghan)

Amanda Ross

(mentored by Patsy Callaghan)

Yoko Allen

(mentored by Lori Gray)

Dustin, Yoko, and Amanda

received awards for their SOURCE presentations.