2009 English Undergraduate Awards

2009 Writing and Outstanding Awards

Pedagogical Exposition

  • First: D. Corey SandersonOpen Letter: The Frivolus Nature of Simplified English $50
  • Second: Brittany MatscherzAdvances in Education $25

Pedagogical Practice

  • First: Elizabeth BlumerUnit Plan: Persuasive Writing in Jane Eyre $50
  • Second: Tiffany EllsworthLesson Plan: The Phantom Tollbooth $25
  • Third: Tahirou SamailaUnit Plan: Teaching Field Research by Studying Subcultures $10

Expository

  • First: Kali RosenbergerThe Domestication of Fences $50
  • Second: Robbin ZirkleAffirmation Outside of Beliefs $25
  • Third: D. Corey SandersonThe R.O.C.: Taiwan's Evil Twin $10
  • H.M. Elise AuvilAutism: A Key to Understanding

Criticism

  • First: Kali RosenbergerTransatlantic Naturalism: An Analysis of Oceanic $50
    References in The Awakening and Insolacion
  • Second: Jessica SabolInterwoven Complications in Hanif Kureishi's $25
    My Beautiful Laundrette
  • Third: Elise AuvilPsychological Noir: Dix in In a Lonely Place $10
  • H.M. Joy ShanholtzA Child in Disguise

Creative Non-Fiction

  • First: Elizabeth BlumerObituary $50
  • Second: D. Corey SandersonRiding Shotgun $25
  • Third: Kali RosenbergerLooking at the Sky in El Camal $10

Rosaly Roffman Innovation

  • First: Dara FennelOthello: A Multi-Dimensional Experience $50
  • Second: D. Corey SandersonDeconstructing Accentuation $25

Linda Halderman Short Fiction

  • Melissa LutzFlights of Reality $50

Richard Hazley Poetry

  • First: MaryAnn SleasmanIf Jesus Was a Woman in 1960 $50
  • Second: Kali RosenbergerSun Lust Legacy $25
  • Third: Jessica SabolApril $10
  • H.M. Fatoumata DoumbiaWriting and Me

2009 Outstanding Student Awards

Claudette Dolan Service Award

  • Emily McCombie

Promising First-Year Students

  • David Donovan
  • Christian Minich
  • Madison Moore
  • Rachel Smigielski
  • Robbin Zirkle

Outstanding Second-Year Students

  • Emily Mross
  • Joy Shanholtz

Outstanding Third-Year Students

  • Bachelor of Arts
    • James Halloran
  • English Education
    • Corrina Mazzetti
  • Fullbright
    • Tahirou Samaila

Outstanding Fourth-Year Students

  • Bachelor of Arts
    • Elise Auvil
    • Melissa Rogers
    • Harley Shultz
  • English Education
    • Elizabeth Blumer
    • Kali Rosenberger

2007 EAPSU Outstanding English Major

  • Melissa Rogers

Valedictorians

English Education Kali Rosenberger
Bachelor of Arts Elise Auvil

Promising Young Alumni Scholar

  • Heather Duda

2009 Outstanding Faculty Awards

  • English Education Advisor: Nan Sitler
  • Bachelor of Art Advisor: Wendy Carse
  • Professors:
    • Chauna Craig
    • Tony Farrington
    • Lea Masiello
    • Linda Norris
    • Christopher Orchard
    • Mike Sell