Three ECSU students earned prizes for their entries in the annual ECSU American
and International Education Week writing contest. A record number of students submitted
poems, narrative essays, and academic essays in response to the theme of Globalizing
Education: Embracing Student Academic Achievement Near and Far.
Jean Bevins, a senior majoring in computer science, won first place, and a $100 cash
prize; Ron Jenkins, an English major was the second place winner, who received a
cash prize of $50. The third place winner was, Derek Graham, a music major, who won
a $25 cash prize. All three winners were recognized at the ECSU International Tea,
which was held on Thursday evening, November 15, 2012, in the Willie and Jacqueline
Gilchrist Education and Psychology Complex.