The Best Composition Award

The Best Composition Award

Created in 2016, this award consists of a certificate and $100. Presented in April of each year, it is awarded by the English faculty to the student who writes the best essay in a composition class (ENG 1000, 1010, 1020, 1040, or 2070) in the preceding calendar year.

Best Composition Award Winners

  • 2018: Kaitlin Coltharp, for "How Confederate Monuments Fuel the Current Resurgence of White Supremacy in the United States"
  • 2017: Jiaya Echevarria, for “Why the Future Is Feminine”
  • 2016: David Shane, for “Binary Oppositions in Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Cask of Amontillado,’ James Joyce’s ‘Araby,’ and John Updike’s ‘A&P’”
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