ORI essay winners recognized

imageWinners of the SUNY Oswego Reading Initiative essay competition were honored recently on campus.

A panel of faculty, staff and administrators judged submitted essays on Sherman Alexie’s short story collection “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven.” Seated from left are honorees Megan Myerov, Katie Blanding, Stephanie King, Erin Wilcox and Kevalin Rudd, all freshmen. Blanding, a TESOL major, won first place, which paid for all her textbooks this semester. King won second place and a $200 gift certificate to the College Book Store. Myerov, a theatre and broadcasting major, took third place and a $100 gift certificate. Honorable mention and $50 gift certificates went to adolescent education major Rudd and English major Wilcox. Standing are three of the judges: English Professor Tom Loe, Associate Provost Rhonda Mandel and Kevin White of the Office of Learning Services.

(Posted: Mar 09, 2005)