Department of English Awards Day Winners 2023

To see the list of 2019 Award Winners, click here.  
To see the list of 2020 Award Winners, click here. 
To see the list of 2021 Award Winners, click here. 
To see the list of 2022 Award Winners, click here.


Undergraduate Awards

Giem and Collins Awards

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1st Place: Samuel D. Tipps 1st Place: Laila Wade 1st Place: Andrew McDonell 1st Place: Virginia Strother
2nd Place: Dallas Meador 2nd Place: Ashley Bridenbaker 2nd Place: Abigail Leavell 2nd Place: Madeline Clifford
3rd Place: Erica Phillips 3rd Place: Will Collier 3rd Place: Katherine Williams 3rd Place: Vashante Johnson

Joseph and June Riley Essay Contest

1st Place: Kayla Cochran
2nd Place: Nellie Hensley
3rd Place: Tarrah Coonts


Awards and Scholarships

Children's Literature Award: William Camron Russell
Elizabeth C. Phillips Memorial Scholarship: Chantz Foster & Vashante Johnson
Emalie Appleton Brooks Memorial Scholarship: Nellie Hensley
Department of English Distinguished Scholarship Award: Bethany Rose Datuin
Honors Thesis Prize: Leah Flettrich


Graduate Awards

Concentration Awards

African American Literature: Joshua Clark Hubbard
Literature: Imran Alkhalifah 
Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication: Sarah Gustafson
Creative Writing Fiction: Sharon Kaitlynn Means 
Creative Writing Non-Fiction: Emily Binkley
Creative Writing Poetry: Joshua Clark Hubbard
Creative Writing Service Award: Liberty O'Neill & Jacob Williams 
Teresa Dalle TESOL Prize: Amir Rouhollahi
Applied Linguistics: Lindsay Helms 


Awards, Fellowships, and Scholarships

Ruth and Henry Loeb Scharff Scholarship: Joshua Clark Hubbard & Heri Yusup
William and Martha Donigan Department of English Graduate Scholarship: Nabaz Kareem
Eugenia & Fred P. Gattas Scholarship Fund: LaTonzia Evans & Matthew Farmer
Dr. Lawrence and Sarah Wynn English Fellowship: Myers Addison Enlow
Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Shanna Cameron
Rebecca Argall Award for Graduate Student Teaching Excellence: Kayla Lutes
Dr. Reginald Martin Award for First Year TA: Nadia Farmer
Joe Orgill Fellowship in English: Ahmet Curuk & Madison Hunter