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Midland College recognizes creative writing contest winners

Midland College recognizes creative writing contest winners

The English & Language Arts Department at Midland College recognized winners of the 2023 Rebecca T. Watson Creative Writing Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

The winners include:

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