LAUREN MILAM (’10) WINS NATIONAL DELTA EPSILON SIGMA WRITING AWARD

Michaela Gray (’11) places second for Poetry

Loras College once again earned several honors in the Delta Epsilon Sigma (national Catholic Honors Society) national writing contest.  Loras students have achieved First or Second Place or Honorable Mention in the national contest for twenty straight years, dating back to 1992.

Lauren Milam (Dec ’10) won first place in Nonfiction for her work, “Till Then, My Jimmy, Goodbye.”  Lauren’s essay will be published in an upcoming issue of the Delta Epsilon Sigma Journal.

Michaela Gray (’11) earned second place in Poetry for “By An Abandoned Train Track.

Nominations for the national writing contest come The Limestone Review, co-published by the Loras English Program and Loras’ Alpha Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma.   Faculty editors select an Alpha Award piece in each genre of Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Scholarly Essay.  The Alpha Award pieces are then submitted to the DES national writing contest.

 

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