National and Regional Award Winners

April 3, 2013

Liz Scoville, a senior English major, won the 2012 Norton Recitation Contest. She recited Shakespeare's Sonnet 116 ("Let me not to the marriage of true minds"). She was one of three finalists chosen from an international pool of candidates.

Lyra Johnson ('12), president of Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society) in 2011-12 and Social Chair in 2010-11, won the Sigma Tau Delta National Student Leadership Award.  Only one winner is selected each year out of the hundreds of chapters in the United States.  She wins a cash prize and recognition at the Sigma Tau Delta annual convention. 

Kara Salmon, a senior English Secondary Education major, has been awarded a Sigma Tau Delta Midwestern Regent Scholarship for 2013-2014. 

Anna Treesara, a senior English Secondary Education major, has received a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship to Thailand.