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Winners announced for Southwest Creations literary contest.

April 22, 2018

USW students Gabrielle Heckman, Amanda Adams, and Shawna Frederick are the first-place award winners in the 2018 Southwest Creations writing contest.

The award winners will be honored at the annual Academic and Athletic Awards Banquet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, in the Student Life Center.

Heckman won in the essay category, Adams placed first in poetry, and Frederick won in the short story category.

Heather Johnson and Crystal Harris tied for second place in essay, and Frederick received third place in essay. Harlee Garner received second place in poems, and Josiah Acton and Mykaela Olivas placed third in poems. Kim Gates received second place in short story, and April Sandoval received third in short story.

Southwest Creations is sponsored by the USW chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, an English honor society.

For more information about the honor society, contact faculty sponsor Richard Trout, 575-390-9219.