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Students Win Writing Awards

Four Waubonsee Community College students earned awards at the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Writers Festival last month, which was held at Morton College in Cicero.

Krystle Herrera, of North Aurora, took third place in the poetry category with her poem, “The Painter,” while Jacob Schulte, of Plainfield, took the same prize in the drama category with his play, “A Day at the Ministry.” Also winning third place honors was Tarun Iengar, of Aurora, with his creative nonfiction piece, “An Agnostic’s View on Religion.” Finishing just behind Iengar in the creative nonfiction category was Andrea Dyba, of Montgomery, who received an honorable mention for “I Am Free.” 

Other Waubonsee students participating included Steve Hessler, of Oswego; Dan Bach and Chris Combs, of Batavia; Brittany Nickles, of Maple Park; Nathan Oelker, of Somonauk; and Michael Daly, of Millington.