Michael McGinnis and Clay Walker Win Department Writing Awards

Two members of the program will be honored during the annual English Department Scholarship and Writing Awards Ceremony (taking place from 3-6 PM, in the Welcome Center Auditorium on Friday, April 24, 2009). Graduate student (and GTA) Michael McGinnis will be awarded a Thomas R. Jasina Endowed Scholarship in English. Fellow graduate student (and GTA) Clayton Walker will be awarded a Jasina Scholarship and an Albert Feigenson Scholarship, as well as the first place Tompkins Award for best essay for his work “‘Feeling,’ Saying, Being, Doing: Recuperating the Role of Affects in Literacy Research.”

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