Poetry Awards

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The Sigma Tau Delta Poetry Awards were held in the Brown Library Atrium on October 12 at 7:30 pm.

Print outs were made of the poems submitted to the contest between September 11 and October 2. These were laid out on three large tables so that everyone could read them. In addition, pens and post-it notes were on the tables so that people could write comments about the different poems. Many poems received comments.

Refreshments were provided and included cheese, hummus, salsa, chips, and cupcakes. Drinks were limeade, lemonade, watermelon juice, and water.

Multiple people read their poems, both submitted and unsubmitted, to the assembly.

President Steven Yang and Secretary Tori Ford presented the awards.

The third place winner was David Elliott.

The second place winner was Samantha Colmenero.

First place winner was Brady Manning. Brady was not in attendance.

Audience pictures:

Student Poetry Contest Information

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This poetry contest is brought to the ACU campus by Tau Epsilon, the ACU chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society.

When Submissions Accepted:
September 11 to October 2

What Submissions Accepted:
original student work
unpublished poems only
up to 3 poems (no more than 150 lines total)

How Submissions Accepted:
by email
as attachments (doc, docx, and pdf ONLY)
to Suanna Davis at shd11a@acu.edu
with the subject line Poetry Contest 2017
without your name on the poems
with your name in the email

Judges will be published poets.
Primary judges will not be affiliated with ACU.
Tiebreaker judges, if needed, will be from ACU.

$60 first prize
$30 second prize
$20 third prize

How Winners Announced:
in an Awards Ceremony
on Thursday, October 12
at 7:30 pm
in the Brown Library Atrium

2017-2018 Officers

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President: Steven Yang
Secretary: Tori Ford
Treasurer: Caleb Maltby

2016-2017 New Members

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Richard Alexander
Tori Ford
Carlee Lane
Lindsie Lawson
Caleb Maltby
Jennifer Mays
Madeline Moore
Ivana Munoz
Logan Owens
Magda Rodriguez
Raiden Sawyer
Steven Yang

Steven Yang

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Steven Yang is a junior who grew up in Chiang Rai, Thailand but was originally from Taiwan. He will graduate with a major in English and two minors: one in Political Science and one in Business Administration. He loves to learn different languages such as French and Thai and he loves to travel.

After his time at ACU, Steven would like to go to law school to study international law. One day, he would like to work at different US embassies.

Ivana Munoz

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Ivana Munoz is Vice President of Sigma Delta Pi, the Spanish honor society, a McNair Scholar, and next year will be an Assistant Director for reslife.

Ivana plans to pursue a doctoral degree in Public Affairs, and work for the privately funded, non-profit organization of AVID.

Ivana Munoz wants to thank her parents primarily for their support and love, and for all they have sacrificed to get her to where she is. She also wants to thank her sister for being her best friend and encouraging her in this chapter of her life. Lastly, although there are many individuals here at ACU that have contributed to her journey, she wants to especially thank Tina Fleet and Dana Mayhall for their love and guidance and for helping her grow as an individual.

Jennifer Mays

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Jennifer Mays is in the process of writing a novel about her journey through Usher’s Syndrome and also several stories are in the works for other novels. She hopes to become published within the next year or two.

Jennifer wants to thank her husband, Tony Mays, for being her biggest supporter and cheerleader throughout this process of returning to school.

Lindsie Lawson

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Lindsie Lawson is very busy as the RA for Smith-Adams Residence Hall, SCL (AD) for Morris Hall in the coming year, Secretary for Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish Honor Society), and an Intern for the OMA Student Cultural Affairs Council.

After graduating with her degree in Spanish and Global Studies, she hopes to complete some sort of gap year program, whether it be through Fulbright or a missions organization. She thens plan to attend graduate school for a Master’s in International Poverty and Development, which will hopefully lead to a career in international humanitarian and social justice work, as well as ministry.

She wants to thank her family and friends for constantly walking alongside her, encouraging her, and being such great examples of love and grace.

Richard Alexander

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Richard Alexander is a sophomore from Coppell, TX majoring in English Education. He enjoys reading, writing, and camping. After graduation Richard plans to teach at the High School level and instill a love of reading and writing in his students. He hopes to one day become a published novelist.

He would like to thank his parents and sisters for supporting him and helping him thrive throughout his life.

Carlee Lane

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Carlee Lane is a junior English and Psychology double major from Abilene, Texas. After gradation, she plans to pursue a graduate degree in counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy. She is involved on campus with her social club Sigma Theta Chi, where she served as Chaplain, and also the Student Alumni Association where she serves as President. She is passionate about people and writing, and helping people become more confident writers. She has worked in the ACU Writing Center as a tutor since her freshman year. She finds joy in spending time with others, reading, learning new things, listening to podcasts, and traveling.