Writing Program

Archived Publications 2006

In an effort to promote writing across the curriculum and to honor outstanding Fort Lewis College writers, the Campus Writing Board created and hosts the Campus Writing Awards each year. Below are the winners of the 2006 Campus Writing Awards. The winners have agreed to allow the Writing Program to publish their winning essays online.

Composition 126/150 Award:

Winner: Erin Nash, "Finding Value in Vulnerability"

Runner Up: Sara Bombaci, "What Our Waste Is Worth: How Wasteful Environment Strategies Disrupt Environmental Success"

Academic Writing Award:

Freshman/Sophomore Category

Winner: Ben Tyson, "The Hope of America: Exploring the Death of the American Dream" (Comp 250) Runner Up: N/A

Junior/Senior Category

Winner: Shawn Bryan, "Millenial Triptych: Three Views of the Post-Contemporary Future" (Art)

Runner Up: Carla Sapp, "The Pursuit of the Hero: A Look at Classic and Modern Heroes"

Professional and Technical Writing Award:

Freshman/Sophomore Category

Winner: Olive A. Holmes, "The Puzzle of Motivation: How Does Expected Task Difficulty Affect Performance?" (Psychology)

Runner Up: N/A

Junior/Senior Category

Winner: A. Alisa Royem, “Aspen Regeneration along a Burn Intensity Gradient in Relation to Pre-Fire Aspen Abundance in Mixed Conifer Forests” (Biology)

Runner Up: N/A