Mount St. Joseph University

The 2014 Writing Contest Celebrates Its Winners and Participants

Arts & Humanities


File Under: department of english and modern languages, writing contest

The College of Mount St. Joseph and the Department of English and Modern Languages wants to congratulate the winners and participants of the 2014 High School Writing Contest.

Sophomores from high schools around the Greater Cincinnati have submitted their works in the categories of personal essay, poetry and fiction. Participants, as well as their families and teachers, joined English Department faculty and student judges for an evening celebrating the talented high school writers.

The following are the winners in each category:

Personal Essay

  • First Place: Elisa Stanis            
  • Honorable Mention: Lydia Guo                            
  • Honorable Mention: Nausheen Siddiqui    


  • First Place: David Rice                        
  • Honorable Mention: Grace Burkhart      
  • Honorable Mention: Cara Kirkpatrick


  • First Place: Alyssa Antoine                                
  • Honorable Mention: Catherine Evers Smith      
  • Honorable Mention:  Cara Kirkpatrick

Photo: Bottom Row: Grace Burkhart, Cara Kirkpatrick; Top Row:  Nausheen Siddiqui, Lydia, Guo, Elisa Stanis, Catherine Evers Smith, David Rice, Emily Antoine for Alyssa Antoine

More Information

To learn more about the 2014 Writing Contest winners and participants and to view some of their works please visit our writing contest page.