First-Year Composition Outstanding Essay Award
First-Year Composition faculty will nominate essays by English 1101 and English 1102 students in their classes. Nominated students who wish to participate will sign a submission form, and the faculty member will submit the essay to the First-Year Composition Director. The author of the top English 1101 essay and the author of the top English 1102 essay receive a cash prize. Winning essays are selected by the FYC Director (or appointees) and are reviewed blindly. Winners are announced during the yearly Celebration of Student Writing.