Announcing the 2008 Student Writing Contest: August 25th – October 23rd, 2008

Published: August 27, 2008

The 2008 Student Writing Contest  opens Monday Aug. 25, 2008 and closes at noon on Thursday, October 23, 2008.  Two categories: SHORT STORY &  POETRY.

Eligibility: contest is open to all currently enrolled TNCC students, both full- and part-time.

Prizes: 1st $100; 2nd $75; 3rd $50; 4th $25; 5th $15.

Guidelines: Students must submit THREE COPIES of each entry.  Students may enter either or both categories.  Entries should be original and previously unpublished compositions.  Entries should be typed (double-spaced) on 8 and 1/2 by 11 paper.  Students should fill out entry forms (available at main desk of library; outside Student Activities Office, room 224; outside Communications & Humanities Office in Templin Hall, or Office 114 in Building C at the Historic Triangle.  Students’ names should NOT appear on any page of submitted poetry or short story.  Submissions with attached entry forms should be turned in to main desk at the library on Hampton campus or to Office C-114 at the Historic Triangle campus by noon, Thursday, October 23, 2008. Students should retain a copy of each entry because submissions to this contest cannot be returned.

Judging: Judges will be selected TNCC faculty and staff members.

Publication: A booklet of winning entries will be published following the contest.

Announcement of Winners: Names of winners will be posted on Monday, December 1, 2008, on the Student Activities Bulletin Board outside room 224 in Griffin Hall, at the main desk of the library in Wythe Hall, on the door of the Communications and Humanities Division Office in Templin Hall, and on bulletin boards in buildings A, B, and C at the Historic Triangle.  TNCC’s Business Office will mail prize money to each winning student.

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