Spring 2021 Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the English Department’s annual awards.

Eder Creative Writing Scholarship: Melody Crist
David Hatch Battenfeld Memorial Award: Laura Botelho
Jan Youga Award for Excellence in English-Secondary Education: Autumn Lagace-Hazeltine
English Department Award for Excellence in Writing: Arianna Jones
English Department Award for Excellence in Literature: Autumn Lagace-Hazeltine

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Spring 2020 Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of our 2020 Awards

Eder Creative Writing Scholarship: KaTera Ashford
David Hatch Battenfeld Memorial Award: Autumn Lagace-Hazeltine
Jan Youga Award for Excellence in English-Secondary Education: Jessica Lapsley
English Department Award for Excellence in Writing: Lexi Palmer and Ashley Rollend
English Department Award for Excellence in Literature: Eva Quill and Robert Sturtevant

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Spring 2019 Awards and Recognitions

Lexi Palmer took first place in the Keene Three-Minute Fiction Slam and went on to place third in the statewide slam. She won Keene State’s 2019 Fred Fosher Excellence in Writing Award, a $1,000 prize given to a student who has shown excellence in writing. And she’s just landed a prestigious Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship – known around campus as a SURF grant – which provides a $4,000 stipend for a handful of top students to do research or creative work.

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Mary Benson: 2010 Eder Award Recipient

The English Department is honored to announce KSC senior Mary Benson, from Chester, NH, as the recipient of the 2010 Eder Creative Writing Scholarship Endowment. Mary is passionate about writing. At Keene State, she has excelled in writing fiction, critical essays and poetry. When she is not writing, or working, she pursues other interests, including…

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