More details about specific submission requirements is made available on the homepage prior to each semester's due dates.
The Dorothy Manier Essay Contest. This contest, which takes place at the end of each semester, is open to all current Writing Proficiency Program students.
Sr. Franzita Kane Essay Contest. Open to all Saint Mary's students, this annual contest honors an outstanding piece of writing from any class throughout the year. The winner of the contest is honored at the annual Honors Convocation.
Congratulations to our recent winners!
DOROTHY MANIER AWARD WINNERS Fall 2013
“Beneath the Veil of Love: From Puritan Theology to Action”
Professor Bill Svelmoe
Professor Ted Billy
"The Many Kinds of Induction"
Professor Melissa Dinsman
Dorothy Manier HONORABLE MENTIONS Fall 2013
"The Rhythm of Life"
Professor Patti Sayre
Madison Rose Sendzik
"Accept the Unaccepted"
Professor Amy Cavender
"Choosing One's Identity Despite Racial Stereotypes"
Professor Ann Marie Alfonso-Forero
DOROTHY MANIER AWARD WINNERS Spring 2014
for her Speech Manuscript,
"Limiting Drone Usage in the U.S. Military"
Prof. Susan Baxter
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Margaret Mary Underwood,
for her essay,
"The Battle of Opinions on Morality,"
Prof. Patti Sayre.
SISTER FRANZITA KANE ESSAY COMPETITION 2013-2014
Elise DeSomer for her essay,
"The Nature of Nature Entwined with Victor's Mind",
written in ENLT 109W for Prof. Ted Billy
Honorable Mentions in Literature:
Lexi DeCeanne for her essay,
"Devil in Disguise",
written in ENLT 373 Prof. Tom Bonnell
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Katie Slisz for her essay,
"The Molten Thread of Motherness",
written in ENLT 109W for Prof. Eva Hooker
Peace and Justice Category:
Grace Urankar for her essay,
"Understanding the CDF Investigation of the LCWR",
written in RLST 476 for Prof. Phyllis Kaminski
Kathryn Haemmerle for her essay,
written in ENWR 315 for Prof. Frances Hwang
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Kelly Konya for her essay,
"When We Are Called to Sadness" written in ENWR 390 for Prof. Dionne Bremyer