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The Department of English and Modern Languages at Mount St. Joseph University is hosting its 20th Annual Writing Contest.

Mount St. Joseph University and the Department of English and Modern Languages is pleased to announce the 2016 Writing Contest winners and participants.

High school sophomores from around the Greater Cincinnati area submitted pieces in the following categories:

  • Fiction 
  • Personal Essay
  • Poetry

Writing Contest 2016 Contestants 

Front Row seated: from left:  Taylor Eiting, Maribeth Stafford, Lauren Lautermilch, Delaney Dunster, Lauren Timmins.
2nd row kneeling: Kendall Young, Kinsley Johnson, Ming Waigh Wong Burgess.

3rd row standing: Brooke Rouse, Brooke Hollandsworth, Lily Vu, Sarah Crable, Audrey Stevenson, Emily Carter, Callie Crabb, Kevan Ridley

Writing Contest 2016 Judges

Back row, left to right: Jeff Hillard, Tyler Potter, Karl Zuelke, Rosemary Plunkett, Kevin Polking, Molly Ehrnschwender
Front row, left to right: Sidney Trasser, Liz Mason, Drew Shannon, Andi Saylor, Buffy Barkley, Andrea Elchynski

Winners of the 2016 Writing Contest

Personal Essay

Fiction

Poetry

High Schools Represented in Writing Contest

  • Anderson High School
  • Clermont Northeastern High School
  • Covington Catholic High School
  • East Central High School
  • Glen Este High School
  • Goshen High School
  • Lebanon High School
  • Loveland High School
  • Moeller High School
  • Mount Notre Dame High School
  • Norwood High School
  • Notre Dame Academy
  • Oak Hills High School
  • Seton High School
  • Simon Kenton High School
  • South Dearborn High School
  • St. Bernard-Elmwood Place High School
  • St. Xavier High School
  • The Summit Country Day School
  • Ursuline Academy
  • Walnut Hills High School
  • Westerville North High School

2016 Writing Contest Participants

  • Madison Adkins
  • Colin Adler
  • Lynn Ahrens
  • Kelly Aug
  • Alec Ballman
  • Katelyn Barnes
  • Jack Berding
  • Elaine Bodenburg
  • Isaac Boldery
  • Will Bower
  • Allie Brookbank
  • Johnathan Browning
  • Abby Bruns
  • Kelsey Butz
  • Emily Carter
  • Christopher Chandler
  • Julian Chapman
  • Randi Chundrlek
  • Reilly Cochran
  • Gabrielle Cochran
  • Ellee Cornett
  • Callie Crabb
  • Sarah Crable
  • Ethan Craig
  • T.J. Dailey
  • Whitney Damson
  • Drew Danneman
  • Cherokee Davidson
  • Becky Davila-Lopez
  • Joseph Delamerced
  • Avery Dietz
  • Delaney Dunster
  • Morgan Edwards
  • Taylor Eiting
  • Parker Entrup
  • Sutton Eyer
  • Nina Gearhart
  • Hank Green
  • Audrey Hardig
  • Alexandra Holland
  • Brooke Hollandsworth
  • India Hooks
  • Katherine Horsford
  • Taylor Hurley
  • Ander Jackson
  • Caroline Jackson
  • Ashley Jeffers
  • Sydney Jefferson
  • Kinsley Johnson
  • Rylee Jung
  • Iris Kim
  • Sammie Kleier
  • Emily Kuntz
  • Essenam Lamewona
  • Lauren Lautermilch
  • Alisa Lockett
  • Ashley Love
  • Tyler MacKnight
  • Jack Maile
  • Ashley Martin
  • Cole McGinnis
  • Louise McKinney
  • Moira Metz
  • Erin Miller
  • Miranda Pacheco
  • Ruku Pal
  • Destiny Parsons
  • Kasey Pot
  • Noah Reed
  • Kevan Ridley
  • Taylor Robinson
  • Emma Rodrigo
  • Brooke Rouse
  • Madison Schilling
  • Patrick Schulteis
  • Mary Scott
  • Maya Sepalueda
  • Madelyn Shea
  • Jenna Simpson
  • Allison Singleton
  • Kiley Smith
  • Gabrielle Smith
  • Maribeth Stafford
  • Natalie Steibel
  • Audrey Stevenson
  • Lauren Stevenson
  • Lauren Timmins
  • Samuel Vocke
  • Lily Vu
  • Grace Wetzel
  • Victoria Wilhelmy
  • Megan Willenborg
  • Ming Waih Wong
  • Burgess
  • Emily Workman
  • Brittney Wynkoop
  • Kendall Young