IU Southeast students win 2012 Metroversity Writing Competition

16th March 2012

NEW ALBANY, IN (March 16, 2012) – The 2012 Metroversity Writing Competition received a host of good entries this year, but it was the quality of the work of Indiana University Southeast students that garnered the attention and appreciation of the judges.

Students from IU Southeast won first and second place in all four undergraduate categories, as well as first place in the graduate-level Academic Writing category.

Winners include Louisville senior Thomas Ogles; Melanie Smith, a senior from New Albany, Ind.; David D. Tighe, a graduate from New Albany, Ind.; Madison Cyr, a senior from Floyd Knobs, Ind.; and Louisville senior Karyl Anne Geary. Students Jonathan Carson, a senior from New Albany, Ind., and Stacy D. Lintz, a senior from Williams, Ind., each won two awards.

Top winners will be honored in a ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 29, held in Frazier Hall at Bellarmine University.

The annual Metroversity Writing Competition has been held for more than 20 years and is open to all students in the Kentuckiana area. This year’s participants came from Bellarmine University, Jefferson Community and Technological College, Louisville Seminary, IU Southeast, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Spalding University, and the University of Louisville.

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