2010-2011 SDCCD Local League Competition Winners

We were impressed by the wealth of talent we have here in the San Diego Community College District. Congratulations to the winners of the SDCCD competition. Works awarded first place will be automatically submitted to the national competition May 6th. We applaud you and wish you the best of luck. National winners will be announced May 27th.

Poetry

First Place: Lisa Overton, City: Two Million
Second Place: Yejeen Nam, Miramar: The Human Chain


Essay

First Place: Alberto Vasquez, City: A Tumultuous Dream
Second Place: Juanita Lopez, City: My Car Accident


Short-story

First Place: Lisa Overton, City: Letter Home
Second Place: Jessica Crossman, Mesa: Flesh and Metal


One-act play

First Place: Daniel Bezanson, City: Like Paint Watching Me Dry

Many thanks to the local judges from our district for reading the submissions:

  • Sheryl Gobble, Miramar, Professor English
  • Karen Lim, City, Professor English
  • Katherine Rodda, City, Assistant Professor, Drama
  • Marilyn Schenk, Mesa, Professor English
  • Gina Barnard, SDSU MFA/City, English Center Tutor
  • Karen Malfara, City, SDICCA Intern
  • Sarah L. Martin, City, English Adjunct

The World Cultures Program honored the winners with stipends ($50 1st place winners and $25 to 2nd place winners). Acknowledgments to the following individual for making this competition possible: Constance Carroll – Chancellor, SDCCD; Terrence Burgess – President, City College; and Trudy Gerald – Dean, Arts, Humanities, Communications and Telecommunications.