We are pleased to share the news that English major Bailey St. Laurent is the recipient of the 2018 Leo F. Redfern Outstanding Citizenship Award. Bailey has contributed to the College as coordinator for the New Student Orientation program and as an intern for the Transitions and Parent Programs Office. Bailey has also contributed to the Keene community. He led a project to integrate the first-year Keene State student population with the Keene community, meeting with internal and external stakeholders to determine how to best structure Orientation in a way that most benefits students and the local business community. Bailey’s dedication to helping students succeed has shaped his future plans to attend graduate school to study Higher Education Student Affairs at the University of Vermont.

English Majors: 2018 Awards

Ian Kaplan has been awarded the Eder Creative Writing Scholarship

Joey Lendaro has received the David H. Battenfeld Memorial Award

Talia Follansbee is the English Department’s recipient of the Excellence in Literary Studies Award

Bailey St. Laurent and Ariel Freedman have been recognized with the English Department Award for Excellence in Writing

Heather Bilodeau is the recipient of the Jan Youga Award for Excellence in English Secondary  Education

Adam Filkins and Courtney Janvrin received KSC Senior Service Awards

Ian Kaplan and Nicholas Yialiades were recognized with the Nona Fienberg Prize in Holocaust Literature