English & Modern Languages announce student awards, scholarships

EML Award Winners for 2018

Marietta College’s Department of English & Modern Languages handed out a number of student awards and scholarships at the end of the spring semester.

Tyson Kemp ’19 (Vincent, Ohio) led the way with four honors, including the Charlene Samples Creative Writing Scholarship, which is renewable for four years. He also received the Kremer Scholarship, the Lawrence M. Howard Memorial Scholarship and the Burton E. Stevenson Prize.

Other recipients of the Kremer Scholarship were Rachel Ewing ’20 (Stockton, California) and Sarah Little ’19 (Davisville, West Virginia). Little also received tuition assistance from the Delancey Fund, along with Anna Claire Myers ’21 (Marietta, Ohio).

Courtney Knoch ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) received both the Margaret Ward Martin Prize and the Emerson Prize, while Chandler Kuhn ’18 (Woodsfield, Ohio) received a travel award from Modern Languages and the Outstanding Student Award for Chinese.

Sydney Willis ’18 (Macedonia, Ohio) also earned the Outstanding Student Award for Chinese, while Joseph Tucker ’21 (Grand Rapids, Michigan) and Emily Vigue ’19 (Lancaster, Ohio) each received the Outstanding Student Award for Spanish. Tucker also received a Travel Award from Modern Languages.

The English faculty also honored Drew Antill ’18 (Caldwell, Ohio) with the Ione Congdon Hammond Memorial Award, Kaitlin Sarago ’18 (Mars, Pennsylvania) with the Merrill Reeves Patterson Award and the Capstone Award and Sam Welch ’18 (Ennis, Montana) with the Stephen Schwartz Prize.

Modern Languages honored Sequoya Yates ’20 (Idaho Falls, Idaho) with the Henry Benedict Schwartz Scholarship.

Graham Nesselrode ’21 (Vienna, West Virginia) received the Chapin Prize for Chinese, while Shannon Garrison ’19 (West Salem, Ohio) received the Chapin Prize for Spanish.