Students Win Honors at Sigma Kappa Delta Convention
Members of Jefferson State’s English Honor Society earned awards for their writing during the Sigma Kappa Delta International Convention in Savannah, Georgia February 26 - March 1.
Winners of Sigma Kappa Delta's national writing contest were announced at an awards luncheon. Jefferson State Eta Epsilon Chapter Historian Helen Companion won first place in poetry, second place in poetry, and first place in short fiction. Member Kenecia Russell was awarded first place in the essay competition, and former Chapter Treasurer Stephanie Davis received second place in short fiction. In addition, Chapter President Kristin Massie presented a paper on the topic “Life Changing Literature” during the convention.
Sigma Kappa Delta is the English Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges. It was founded in 1996 at Cottey College. With over 100 active chapters located in the United States, approximately 2500 members are inducted annually. Sigma Kappa Delta's central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate studies.