Class of 2009
Karith won our Writing and Literature student of the year award for 2009's graduating class. Not only did she perform stellarly in her courses within the department, she engaged in a number of impressive professional activities as an undergraduate including presenting at three conferences:
"C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia, and the Issue of Religious Inclusivism," Faith in the Humanities at Northwest University, WA, March 19-20, 2009.
"Community, Isolation, and Feminine Consciousness in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway," Northwest Undergraduate Conference for Literature, University of Portland, OR, April 4, 2009.
"Of Memory and Silence," Speaking Truth to Power, George Fox University, Oregon, April 16-18, 2009.
Martha completed an internship at Oregon Bride Magazine recently. She will continue to submit freelance articles to the publication as she searches for her permanent career and maintains a blog.
Margaret presented "From the Mind of the Damned: Predestination in Macbeth" at the National Undergraduate Literature Conference, April, 2009, and at our Speaking Truth to Power conference the same month.
Brittney is currently applying to various graduate programs in English and MAT programs.
Amanda is currently enrolled in George Fox's MAT program. She has already begun her teaching practicum.
A local artist solicited Jesse to write his biography; as she begins work on this project, she will apply for graduate schools in English, hoping to teach at the collegiate level someday.
Adrienne presented "The 'Infinite Bustle': Sabbatarian Themes in the Life and Writings of Henry David Thoreau," at our Speaking Truth to Power conference in April, 2009.
Congratulations to all of the rest of our 2009 graduates!