HAYS, KS -- Six English majors at Fort Hays State University recently had papers accepted for presentation at the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society annual convention. The convention takes place March 15-17 in Corpus Christi, TX.
Gwen Houston, Hays senior, was chosen in the analytical essay category. Her paper is titled "Edna Pontellier's Indescribable Oppression: Kate Chopin's The Awakening."
Amanda Koch, Wichita, 1313 N. Emporia, senior, was chosen as presenter, organizer and moderator for a panel presentation featuring panelists from across the country. Her paper is titled "Meaningful Service Projects Your Chapter Can Do."
Jo Maseberg, Macksville senior, had two papers chosen for the convention. "A Time to Stay, A Time to Go" was chosen for the personal essay category and "When the Dead Speak: Thomas Hardy's 'Channel Firing' " was chosen for the analytical essay category.
Cassie Pfannenstiel, Hays senior, was selected for the analytical essay category. Her paper is titled "Deaths of Happiness, Self and Soul in Virgina Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway."
Lexi Ridder, Marienthal graduate student, with a paper titled "July's Angel," was chosen in the personal essay category.
Amber Spicer, Hays senior, was selected for the personal essay category for a paper titled "It Continues."