2018 Travel Writing Contest Winners Announced

June 1, 2018
By Mikaela Auerbach

Awards for the 3nd annual Global Experience Travel Writing Contest were presented at a joint reception with the OCS Photo Contest on May 17.

1st place
“Women of Work”
by Avery Naughton ’18 (History). Associated Kyoto Program.

2nd pace
“Songs the Ocean Sang to Me”
by Katherine Rigney ’20 (Biology). SEA Semester.

3rd place
“At the Middle School”
by Clara Liang '18 (Religion). Community and Civic Engagement.

Honorable mentions

"A Trip Home”
by Renay Friendshuh ’19 (Psychology / Spanish). Larson Fellowship.

"Memories of a Hong Kong Bicycle Trip"
by Yichu Wang ‘21 (Undecided). Personal travel.

Many thanks to contest sponsors STA TravelOffice of the Dean of StudentsOff-Campus StudiesThe Writing Center, and the Center for Global and Regional Studies, and to this year's judges, Dennis Cass (English), Liz Cody (Office of Intercultural and International Life), Ellie Grabowski '19 (English / French and Francophone Studies), and Sam Friedman ‘09 (Outdoors Editor, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner).