society at William Woods University want to encourage young writers to do just that, so each year Sigma
Tau Delta sponsors a competition to promote writing.
elementary schools in an effort to persuade children to
write. The winners this year will be recognized at 7 p.m., Thursday,
April 19, at the Library Auditorium on the William Woods campus.
parents at the awards ceremony. Sigma Tau Delta members will present
awards and prizes for each winner.
place, Teghan Sweeney, “I Love Jesus because He Is
Love;” second, Madason Starnes, “I Love Jesus because He Cares
About Me;” and third, Gracie Davis, “I Love Jesus because He Is My
First place, Katherine Stevens, “The Dragon;” second, Rilee Swaim, “Summertime;” and
third, Kelly Zhang, “My Grandma.”
School second grade: Heidi
Benningfield, “Bella and the Amazing Journey.”
established in 1924 to
confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in
undergraduate, graduate and
professional studies. Chapters have
been established at colleges and universities in the U.S., Europe,
and the Middle East and the Caribbean.
literacy and all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature,
language and writing. At WWU, Sigma Tau Delta organizes a book sale and the
Young Writer’s Competition.