2021 Cunningham Writing Contest Winners
Congratulations to the following authors on penning this year's winning submissions:
First Place: Jessica Griffioen, an English and Communications major, for “I'll Make a Subversive Reading Out of You: How Disney's Mulan Works Against the Patriarchal Gender Binary and Compulsory Heterosexuality."
Second Place and Student Choice Award: Meghan Schrader, an English and Communications major, for “Apologetic Speech Patterns in Women."
Third Place: Parker Tillmon, a Forensic Science major, for “Literary Analysis of Born a Crime by Trevor Noah."
First Place: Alaina Sallee, an English major, for "Don't Ask. Don't Tell."
Second Place: Upasana Shrestha, a Biomedical Engineering major, for "The Accent of You."
Third Place and Student Choice Award: Meghan Schrader for "The Five Stages of Grief for the Young, Dumb, and Broken."
First Place and Student Choice Award: Kendra Truesdale, a Math Education major, for “Cake and Dirt."
Second Place: Amelia Mills, an English and Pre-Law major, for "A Work in Progress."
Third Place: Andrea Davenport, a Secondary English Education major, for "Piano."
First Place: Meghan Schrader for "My Mother's Ghost."
Second Place: Eden Diller, a Chemical Engineering major, for “Metaphorical Lover."
Third Place: Amelia Mills for "Moonlight."
Honorable Mention:Upasana Shrestha for "Things I Learnt in America."
Student Choice Award: Isabel Newcom, an English Education major, for "Gold."
This year's winning submissions are also available for purchase in a bound book, created and edited by the Writing Center tutors, for $5.00. Please contact Dr. Janelle Pulczinski at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to purchase your own copy of these wonderful examples of creativity and scholarship!