2018 Winners

The winners for 2018 are as follows:

Academic

First place — “Memory” by Morgan Smith, a freshman majoring in exercise science/pre-physical therapy from Liberty Township, Ohio.

Second place — “All that Glitters” by Vifa McBride, a junior majoring in biology from Bronson, Michigan.

Third place – “The Power of Storytelling” by Emma Lucas, a senior majoring in English and communication from Hamilton, Indiana.

Honorable mention was given to “Applying Psychoanalysis to ‘I’ll Give You the Sun’ ” by Mycah Houser, a senior majoring in English and communication from Valparaiso, Indiana.


Creative nonfiction

First place — “Pieces” by Vifa McBride.

Second place — “Great Grandpa” by Jordan Blank, a senior majoring in English education from Montpelier, Ohio.

Third place — “Taboo” by Mycah Houser.

Honorable mention was given to “Cheering or Cheerful” by Taylor Davis, a freshman majoring in biology/pre-physician assistant from Fort Wayne, Indiana.


Fiction

First place — “Runaway” by Mycah Houser.

Second place — “Mike’s Garage” by MaKenna Knuth, a sophomore majoring in criminal justice from Lake Villa, Illinois.

Third place — “Silent Eruption” by Peyton Watson, a junior majoring in marketing from Upland, Indiana.


Poetry

First place — “Fanfare” by Jazmine Dalman, a junior majoring in psychology from Fremont, Indiana.

Second place — “The Different Shores” by Nick Manolovits, a junior majoring in management from LaPorte, Indiana.

Third place — “A Word” by Jordan Blank.

Honorable mention was given to “What Are Miles?” by Nick Manolovits.