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Daisy-ree Quaker wins 2009-10 UW-Superior Liberal Arts Essay Competition

Posted on Feb 18, 2010

 The University of Wisconsin-Superior Provost's Office, Writing across the Curriculum Program, Writing across the Curriculum Advisory Group, and UWS Foundation are pleased to announce the local campus winner of the Fifth Annual Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition.

 Daisy-ree Quaker has won the UW-Superior competition with her essay, "The Empowering Nature of a Liberal Education." As a first-place finalist, she will be awarded a $500 scholarship from the UWS Foundation.

This year's local campus winner Daisy-ree Quaker is a sophomore, double majoring in marketing and mass communications. She is from Tanzania, East Africa. She serves as a resident assistant for Curran McNeill and Ostrander Halls as well as a career resource specialist for Career Services at the Yellowjacket Union. Daisy is also involved with a number of on-campus student organizations. Her favorite authors include Zadie Smith, for her book White Teeth, and Harper Lee. She has written for the Stinger and did a poetic presentation for Cultural Night last fall. Daisy states that she found out about the Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition through a visit to the Writing Center last fall, and thought "why not?"



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