NEWS BRIEF: Marywood students win Delta Epsilon Sigma Writing Competition


Rachel Looker, Asst. News Editor

Marywood announced three students as the winners for the annual Delta Epsilon Sigma Writing Competition.

According to an email sent to students in September from Peggy Leombruni, department secretary for philosophy, religious studies and foreign language, Delta Epsilon Sigma is a National Academic Honor Society for Catholic Colleges and Universities.

The society sponsors an annual contest to undergraduate institutions. According to the email, there are four categories in the competition, which include poetry, short fiction, nonfiction prose, and scholarly research.

A first place prize of $25 is awarded in each category. The first place winners in each category will have his or her work submitted to a national competition with a prize of $500 in each category.

The winners for each category are as follows:

Best short fiction: Katherine Bischak, digital media major

Best poetry contest: Justin Allen, environmental science major

Best scholarly research: Melanie Speakman, philosophy major

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