2023 Rebecca T. Watson Creative Writing Contest WinnersFebruary 10, 2024

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On Tuesday, February 6, 2024, English & Language Arts Department at Midland College held  the awards ceremony for the 2023 Rebecca T. Watson Creative Writing Contest.

Congratulations to all our participants! Below are the listed winners:

Essay Winners:

First Place: "The True Impact of a First Day" by Micaela Hunt
Second Place: "Stellar Remnants" by Joshua Raj
Third Place: "Instituting a Classical Curriculum in Public Schools" by Alexis Allen
Fourth Place: "Persuading Is Not Just Talking" by Anh Tran
Honorable Mention: "Exploitation and Exhaustion: Women's Rights within Victorian Literature" by Hannah Sanchez

Poetry Winners:

First Place: "Sueño" by Leslie Soto
Second Place: "God's Blessings" by Willow Claybrooke
Third Place: "The Enchanted Blondie" by Kiara Corona
Fourth Place: "Unanswered" by Jayne Bauer
Honorable Mention: "How Can You Catch an Angel" by April Paschall

Short Fiction Winners:

First Place: "Noli Timere" by Josephine Hummel
Second Place: "The Sock Man of New Mexico" by Hannah Sanchez

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