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2012 Freshman Writing Competition winners are announced


Winners of the Arkansas State University freshman writing competition were recently announced by the Department of English and Philosophy.

Alexandra S. Pevtsova of Jonesboro won the $100 first-place prize. Pevtsova, an undeclared major, is the daughter of Serquei Pevtsova.

The second-place $75 prize went to Maya A. Williams of Austin, Texas, and Jonesboro. The daughter of Howard Williams is majoring in Psychology.

Jennifer D. White is the third-place finisher, receiving $50. White is from Rogers and Paragould and is majoring in Sonography/Radiology at ASU. She is the daughter of Marlene White.

Students must be nominated by their English composition instructor to participate in the annual writing contest. Of the 1,489 students who took the English Composition class in 2011, 720 were invited to participate in the writing contest.


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