Writing Recognition

A. J. Koinm Best Freshman Essay | Excellence in Writing Recognition

The Writing Center at the Academic Success Center in conjunction with Sigma Tau Delta and the Writing in the Disciplines Program strives to identify and recognize excellent writing on the Sam Houston State University Campus.

A. J. Koinm Best Freshman Essay

Each year, the Academic Success Center proudly recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding freshman students through the A. J. Koinm Best Freshman Essay Contest. This contest aims to recognize and encourage students at the beginning of their college careers to continue the development of essential skills, in the spirit of the late Dr. Koinm's practice of encouraging others in their skills and interests. This contest is sponsored by the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, the SHSU English Department, the Writing in the Disciplines Program, and the Academic Success Center. We congratulate the following student winner:

Catherine Perry, recognized by Linda Wetzel

Additionally, the following students were nominated by faculty members for the A. J. Koinm Best Freshman Essay contest:

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Brandon Garcia Tannie Shannon       Fabiola Rosendo Tannie Shannon
Sarah Gatten Tannie Shannon       Victoria Ruffino Jenny Seay
Lori Guerin Linda Wetzel       Daniel Salinas Tannie Shannon
Demarea Jones Jenny Seay       Jordan Schneider Linda Wetzel
Jake Portie Tannie Shannon       Anthony Vandelinder Tannie Shannon
Sadia Riyadh Tannie Shannon

Excellence in Writing Recognition

Faculty recognize their best writers from Summer 2016, Fall 2016, and Spring 2017 through the Excellence in Writing Recognition, presented by the Writing in the Disciplines Program, the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, and the Academic Success Center. The following students, both undergraduate and graduate, are recognized by their instructors as exceptional writers. Congratulations from us and your instructors on your success!

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Daniel Agey II Eric Vanden Bussche       Brendan Lesperance Tannie Shannon
Marcella Alba Jenny Seay       Katherine Liberti Jessica Herzogenrath
Johanna Alberto Tannie Shannon       Kain Lingenfelter Cindy (Yixin) Chen
Francisco Ashford Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Krystal Martinez Paul Child III
Jacob Atkins Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Christian McCormick Rick Bello
Briana Ayala Tannie Shannon       Christian McCormick Cindy (Yixin) Chen
Hali Behrens-Russell Tannie Shannon       Lachlan McLean Cindy (Yixin) Chen
Thania Benitez Tannie Shannon       Nicholas Mikolajchak Tannie Shannon
Matthew Bills Ling Ren       Sara Miller Tannie Shannon
Shane Binding Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Cheyenne Moore Audrey Murfin
Miranda Bon Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Cassie Nicholson Melissa Mednicov
Ashley Boyles Melissa Mednicov       Lindsay Ohnoutka Audrey Murfin
Melanie Brega Diane Dowdey       Fernando Olguin Tannie Shannon
Brittany Brown Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Victoria Oliver Montse Feu Lopez
Madeline Brown Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Nilam Patel Rick Bello
Selena Buenrostro Tannie Shannon       Nilam Patel Cindy (Yixin) Chen
David Busch Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Catherine Perry Linda Wetzel
Kimberly Carrillo Daniel Hughes       Jake Portie Tannie Shannon
Jeremy Castano Tannie Shannon       Sadia Riyadh Tannie Shannon
Codi Cox Tannie Shannon       Kimberly Rodriguez Grant Wiedenfeld
Ethan Cutrone Audrey Murfin       Fabiola Rosendo Tannie Shannon
Sarah Daniel Emily Cabaniss       Victoria Ruffino Jenny Seay
Alison DeVries Audrey Murfin       Daniel Salinas Tannie Shannon
Oranda Dillard Melissa Mednicov       Bridget Schabron Diane Dowdey
Carter Dunbar Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Noah Schaller Cindy (Yixin) Chen
Benjamin Edwards Jessica Herzogenrath       Jordan Schneider Linda Wetzel
Andrea Enamorado Grant Wiedenfeld       Tyra Scott Tannie Shannon
Brandon Garcia Tannie Shannon       Nicholas Sims-Rhodes Tannie Shannon
Sarah Gatten Tannie Shannon       Luke Slusarski Jenny Seay
Jonathan Goff Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Carter Smith Tannie Shannon
Charlotte Goodrum Diane Dowdey       Sean Smith Amanda Coleman
Glenda Grawe Jennifer Scasta       Kallee Spooner Mike Vaughn
Libby Green Paul Child III       Bria Stephens Cindy (Yixin) Chen
Lori Guerin Linda Wetzel       Dakota Stewart Linda Wetzel
Ashton Guerrero Audrey Murfin       Hamza Uddin Paul Child III
Cassidy Harkins Paul Child III       Alexander Updegrove Mike Vaughn
Jazmyn Hernandez Tannie Shannon       Anthony Vandelinder Tannie Shannon
Dena Horne Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Leslie Villanueva Tannie Shannon
Christian Huff Audrey Murfin       Grace Whelchel Candice Wilson
Theresa Jeffrey Cindy (Yixin) Chen       Kayla White Ling Ren
Tilah Johnson Tannie Shannon       Kylee Windham Audrey Murfin
Sevren Lab Candice Wilson       Christopher Winfield Grant Wiedenfeld
Catherine Lamb Daniel Hughes       Susan Wynne Mike Vaughn
Chelsi Lamberton Audrey Murfin