Archive for the ‘Scholarships’ Category

Winners of 2nd Annual Vocational/Technical Essay Contest Announced

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

First Place ($150):
David Desnoyers
“A Day in the Life of a Boat Builder”

Second Place ($100):
Selina Adams
“A Day in the Life of a Surgical Technologist”

Third Place ($50):
Hali Hall
“A Day in the Life of a Sonographer”

The North Campus Cultural Committee congratulates David, Selina, and Hali for their exceptional work, and we are pleased that they will be recognized on Monday, April 16, at the Student Recognition Ceremony.

CFCC Annual Creative Writing Contest

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Made possible by generous donations from Louise McColl

GRAND PRIZE $400

FICTION PRIZE $200

POETRY PRIZE $200

CREATIVE NONFICTION PRIZE $200

SUBMISSIONS DUE BY FEB. 29, 2012!

CONTEST OPEN TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN CREATIVE WRITING CLASSES FOR 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR

For submission guidelines and details, contact Bridget Floyd (bfloyd@cfcc.edu).

Writing Scholarships for Vocational/Technical Students

Friday, February 18th, 2011

A Day in the Life of a . . .

Write an essay, win a scholarship.

Write an essay in 800 words or less describing a day in the life of an individual in the field or discipline you are pursuing. You may write your essay from your own personal experience if you are already working in your field. If not, you can job shadow or interview someone in the discipline you are studying. Through the use of interesting and specific details, illustrate the average duties and work setting(s) of someone in your discipline and bring knowledge and appreciation to those interested in, as well as those not familiar with, your field of work. At the same time, your essay should discuss how this experience helped you better understand and/or connect to your desired field.

Submission Guidelines

Each student may submit one essay.  The student must be a Vocational/Technical student to be eligible to participate.

Essays should be submitted to Katherine McEwen in NA 321 or via email to: kpmcewen15@email.cfcc.edu.

Prizes:  1st place–$150       2nd place — $100       3rd place — $50

Submission Due Date: March 31st, 2011