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ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SHOWCASE English, Writing, & Linguistics      
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Faculty Sponsor: Christine Harvey-Horning

The American Dream Quintet by Brandy Balas, Megan Clark, Brianda Gutierrez, Danielle Hannan, and Taylor Schnell

Faculty Sponsor: Katherine Schmidt

Excerpt from The Magnum Opus (fiction) by Jesse Sutter

Excerpt from The Price of a Gem (fiction) by Sarah Celia Funk

Myth Files: The Hunt for Writersquatch (digital composition) by Megan Clark, Elizabeth Lowry, and Bridget Rogers

Faculty Sponsor: Uma Shrestha

The Many Ways We Introduce Direct Quotations by Chelsea Hunt

A Cool, Awesome, Great Sociolinguistic Analysis of Adjectival Word Choice by Caitlin Arthur

Faculty Sponsor: David Hargreaves

Do You See What I Mean? An Introduction to Conceptual Metaphors by Daniel Thom

Faculty Sponsor: Joshua Daniels

Admiring Light on a Sunny Day by Erika Fitzpatrick

Representations of Jack Kerouac's Big Sur by Bridget Rogers


Faculty Sponsor: Christine Harvey Horning

Growing from Tragedy by Emily Trubit

Faculty Sponsor: Katherine Schmidt

Presentation and Excerpts from Flight (short fiction) by Kris Curtis-Barney

Faculty Sponsor: Cornelia Paraskevas

Prestige Forms: Hypercorrection and Self-Reported Linguistic Competence in College Students by Peter Carrillo and Amelia Liggett

Faculty Sponsor: Katherine Schmidt

Flash Fiction by Chelsea Hunt, Rachael Jackson, Heather Sanderson, and Matthew Verley

Faculty Sponsor: Justin Lewis

Digital Identity by Dana Houston Jackson

Faculty Sponsor: Christine Harvey Horning

Rise of African American Mythos by Frank Asay

Faculty Sponsor: Rob Troyer

African American English and Linguistic Ideology in To Kill a Mockingbird by Cassandra Falling

Faculty Sponsor: Gavin Keulks

First Place Winner of the Meyer Prize Excellence in Literature: Faulkner’s Fundamental Morality by Katurah Hein


Faculty Sponsor: Christine Harvey Horning

Works Cited by Elijah Carrillo

Faculty Sponsor: David Hargreaves

Linguistic Properties of ASL by Ami Ruda and Abigail Roeder

Faculty Sponsor: Robert Troyer

Noun Modifiers in Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor by Emily Ward

Faculty Sponsor: Katherine Schmidt

Microfiction by Rosario Peralta Cortez, Sarah Jade Parrish, Rosiee Thormahlen, and Sophia Wellons

Writerly Success 101 (digital composition) by Matt Hakola, Danielle Hannan, and Miranda Warren

Faculty Sponsor: Christine Harvey Horning

My Experience at the Undergraduate Northwest Conference on Literature by Amelia Liggett


Faculty Sponsor: Meg Artman         

Updating the System Used For Collecting Customer Information at NorthStar Trekking by Amanda Soto

Encouraging the Communications Staff to Work Holidays in the Western Oregon University Public Safety Office by Alexandra Riecke-Gonzales

Improving Walk-In Customer Satisfaction At High Street Shoe Repair by Katlyn Miller

Faculty Sponsor: David Hargreaves

An Analysis of Verbal Aspect in Native Speaker and Language Learner Narrative Writings by Laura Nott

The Linguistics of American Sign Language Poetry by Rose Crooks

Faculty Sponsor: Cornelia Paraskevas

A Few Aspects of Tyndale's English Translation of the New Testament from Koine Greek by Katurah Hein

The Emote: The Evolution of Written Communication by Evan Griffiths

The Changing Connotation of the Words Nerd and Geek by Rose Crooks and Brandon Fink

Faculty Sponsor: Katherine Schmidt

Presentation and Excerpts from Change (fiction) by Aaron Dull

Excerpt from To Kill a Dragon (fiction) by Jill Bourgeois Ekins

Excerpt from The Road More or Less Traveled (fiction) by Justin Rush

Faculty Sponsor:  Katherine Schmidt

The Adventures of Sir Parsnip Literally (digital composition) by Rhiannon Goodfellow, Sarah Parrish, and Rose Thormahlen

Faculty Sponsor: Gavin Keulks

First Place Winner of the Meyer Prize Excellence in Literature: "A Beautiful Disaster: The Paradoxes of Self-Deception and Freedom within The Great Gatsby and American Beauty" by Paige O'Rourke


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