SFCC to Celebrate Student Writing Award Winners

Santa Fe Community College to Celebrate Student Writing Award Winners

Thursday, April 27, 6 p.m. at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo Street

Santa Fe Community College’s emerging writers will showcase their work during the Student Writing Awards Celebration at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 27 at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St. The recipient of the Richard Bradford Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship will also be announced.

More than a dozen writers representing the diverse community at SFCC will read from their winning works. Accolades, a booklet containing the pieces, will be available at the event and online at www.sfcc.edu. In addition, the seventh annual winner of the Santa Fe Community College Foundation’s Richard Bradford Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship will be announced. Named for the author of the 1968 classic Red Sky at Morning, the scholarship was initiated by author Michael McGarrity, arts advocate Charmay Allred and former Santa Fe city councilwoman Rebecca Wurzburger.

These are this year’s winners by category:

Poetry – Winner: Serena Rodriguez; Runner-Up: Cheryl Marita; Honorable Mentions: Jim Roser, Nancy Beauregard and Serena Rodriguez
Fiction – Winner: Natalie Najman; Runner-Up: Nancy Beauregard; Honorable Mentions: Lorraine E. Leslie and Nancy Beauregard

Personal Essay – Winner: K D Fancher; Runners-Up: Yun-Hui Tsai and Nancy Beauregard; Honorable Mentions: Judy L. Walker, Narangerel Shirendev and Julie Coriz

Academic Essay – Winner: Emily Klumpenhower; Honorable Mention: Natalie Najman

Winners whose names appear more than once submitted more than one writing sample. The awards are sponsored by SFCC’s Office of Student Development, Student Government Association, the School of Liberal Arts and the SFCC Foundation.

CALENDAR: SFCC Student Writing Awards Celebration Thursday, April 27, 6 p.m. at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo Street. Student honorees read from their works. Free. 428-1387, www.sfcc.edu.


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