Student Writers & Photographers Sweep Statewide Competition

Congratulations to the talented MSA Creative Writers and Photographers who won top awards at in a statewide nature writing and photography contest this summer!! MSA students were awarded in 11 of 19 categories in the Pat Vachini Writing and Photography Contest sponsored by OWAC (Outdoor Writers Association of California).

Honors include:
Booker Wegner (’22)—1st Place, poetry
Marcie Parmenter (’22)—2nd Place, poetry
River Evison-Behrman (’22)—3rd Place, poetry

Amitza Felix (’22)—1st Place, essay
Sonja Fish (’22)—2nd Place, essay
Lee Tiller (’22)—3rd Place, essay

Tiffany Vuong (’22)—1st Place, fauna/flora photography (pictured above)
Slade Merrick David (NHS, ’23)—2nd Place, fauna/flora photography
Taylor Wong (NHS, ’23)—3rd Place (tie), fauna/flora photography

Brenda Noosim Wangui (’22)—3rd place (tie), scenic photography
Chris Tsiu Aban (NHS, ’22)—3rd place (tie), scenic photography


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