Winners in the Rocky Mountain College student writing and art competition have been selected. Their works will be published in “Soliloquy,” the annual RMC fine arts journal.
In the art competition, the following students won awards:
In art general, first place was awarded to Becca Severson, of Plymouth, Minn.; second and third place went to Sarah Nitschke and Robin Kraft, respectively, both of Billings, honorable mention to Carla Williams, of Billings.
In the art to theme category, first place went to Becca Wolf, of Boise, Idaho. Second and third place went to Laura Barsotti, of Missoula, and Alissa Van Meel, of Anaconda, respectively. Honorable mentions went to Megan Breeding, of Kimberly, Idaho, and Teresa Sarkela, of Laurel.
In photography, Sarah Nitschke was awarded first place. Second and third place went to Taisha Rocha, of Fairbault, Minn., and Sarah Hall, of Templeton, Calif., respectively.
Honorable mentions went to Alyssa Little, of Baldwin, N.D., and Wolf.
In the writing competition, the following students won awards:
In poetry, first and second place were awarded to Ashley Breismeister, of Cody, Wyo., and Kelsey Horton, of Salt Lake City, Utah, respectively. Third place was a tie between Tanner Haley, of Billings, and Talitha Smith, of Dillon. Honorable mentions were awarded to Little and Logan Wiedman, of Townsend.
In fiction writing, first place went to Emma King, of Omaha, Neb.
Second and third place went to Jill Schellenberg, of Jenison, Mich., and Kelsey Horton, respectively. Honorable mentions went to Joseph Benzel, of Castle Rock, Colo., and Laura Wemple, of Missoula.
In the play-writing competition, first place went to Emma King. Second place was awarded to Shane McClurg, of Absarokee. Third place was tied between Alice-Marie Brade, of Wray, Colo., and Jobe Traywick, of Arcata, Calif. Honorable mentions went to Kassidy Miller, of Billings, and Payton Robertson, of Havre.
Essay winner was Stephen Dow, of Billings. Second and third place were awarded to Jill Schellenberg and Logan Wiedman, respectively. Honorable mention was awarded to Emma King.
Writing to theme (dreams) winner was Ashley Breismeister. Second and third place went to Kassidy Miller and Emma King, respectively. Honorable mentions went to Judah LoVato, of Billings, Reyana Zuber, of Duvall, Wash., Kassidy Miller, and Jill Schellenberg.
Fifteen faculty members judged 320 submissions from 122 students .