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The second-place winner in the UW-Superior competition is Kaylie Knase of Lake Nebagamon for her essay entitled "Ask Away: My Journey in Learning to Question." Her sponsor is Allen Shepard of the Writing and Library Science Department. The third-place winner is Kelci Greenwood, a history major from Eau Claire whose essay is called "An Outsider Listening In."
At the Writing across the Curriculum Showcase, to be held in the Yellowjacket Union on Friday, April 25, these students, along with their sponsors, will be honored for these achievements.
Entrants in this year's competition were asked to write their essays on this topic: "In his essay 'Only Connect,' William Cronon outlines ten qualities that distinguish a liberally educated person. Describe a moment from your recent education when you have been most vividly aware of the importance of one of these qualities." Cronon's essay is available athttp://www.williamcronon.net/writing/Cronon_Only_Connect.pdf.
The UW-Superior Liberal Arts Essay Competition is sponsored by the Provost's Office, the Writing across the Curriculum Program, the Writing across the Curriculum Advisory Group, and the UW-Superior Foundation. The System contest is sponsored by the UW-System Advisory Group on the Liberal Arts.
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