English Awards Thirteen Undergraduates Department Prizes

2022 Department of English Prize Winners.
2022 Ward Mathis Prize Winners.
2022 Department of English Poetry Prize Winners.

Every year the Department of English opens the opportunity for the undergraduate community to participate in the department's prizes in English. This year's submissions spanned academic essays to short stories, individual poems to poetry collections, and the quality of submissions did not disappoint. English's faculty evaluators were impressed with all they encountered, making this year's finalist selections a challenging one to narrow.

Please give congratulations to the below students for their winning submission!   

 

Prize 

Description

Place

 

2022 Winners' Names

Class of 1883 English Prize for Academic FreshmenBest essay on any topic in English or American LiteratureWinner Kim, Grace '25 
     
Class of 1883 English Prize for Freshmen in the School of EngineeringBest essay on any topic in English or American LiteratureWinner Megan Santamore '25
     
Francis Biddle Sophomore PrizeBest essay on any topic in English or American LiteratureCo-winners Caroline Hochman '24 & Charlotte Leane '24
  
Class of 1870 Sophomore PrizeBest essay on any topic in English or American LiteratureCo-winners Tommy Goulding '24 & Sierra Stern'24 
  
Ward Mathis PrizeBest short storyFirst Place Co-winners: Ashira Shirali '23, Jaanvi   & Madelyn Dietz '25, On the Disappearance of Cara Young
  Second Place Co-winners: Ina Aram '25, The Expat's & Levi Watkins *, A Journey to Almost 
  
 

Poetry Prizes - Open to all Undergraduates

Description

 Place

 

2022 Winners' Name

     
Academy of American Poets - ee cummingsA prize for one or more unpublished poemsWinner Priyanka Aiyer '23 
     
Bain-Swiggett Poetry prizeOne or more poems "in the best traditions of English verse"Winner Beatrix Bondor '23 
     
Morris W. Croll Poetry PrizeBest poemWinner Juliette Carboniere  '24
     
     
    *On Leave of Absence Spring 2022 to be Awarded Spring 2023

 

Top Photo: 2022 Department of English Prize Winners. Top Row (left to right): Grace Kim '25, Megan Santamore '25, Caroline Hochman '24. Bottom Row: (left to right) Charlotte Leane '24, Tommy Goulding '24, and Sierra Stern '24.

Middle Photo: 2022 Ward Mathis Prize Winners. Top Row (left to right): First Place Co-Winners, Ashira Shirali '23 for Jaanvi and Madelyn Dietz '25 for On the Disappearance of Cara Young. Bottom Row (left to right): Second Place Co-Winners, Ina Aram '25 for The Expat's and Levi Watkins* for A Journey to Almost. 

Bottom Photo: 2022 Department of English Poetry Prize Winners (from left to right) Priyanka Aiyer '23, Beatrix Bondor '23, and Juliette Carboniere '24. 

*On Leave of Absence Spring 2022 to be Awarded Spring 2023.