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Alexander Stinton, washington college kerr award winner 2014

Eastern Shore Native Wins $61K Sophie Kerr Prize

It’s the nation’s top undergraduate prize, and every year, it goes to a graduating senior at a Maryland college.

05/14/2014

Alexander Stinton, washington college kerr award winner 2014

Student Poet Wins Lucrative Literary Prize

A poet has won the largest U.S. undergraduate literary award for his poetry and his thesis on “The Eternal in the Poetry of W.B. Yeats.”

05/13/2014

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4 Md. Colleges Share $10M From Hodson Trust

Four Maryland private colleges are announcing gifts totaling $10 million from the Delaware-based Hodson Trust.

12/17/2013

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Book On G. Washington Wins $50K Mount Vernon Prize

A European author’s take on the father of our country has won the $50,000 annual George Washington Book Prize.

05/22/2013

Sophie Kerr

Aspiring Journalist From Washington College Wins Sophie Kerr Prize

The Sophie Kerr Prize is the largest student literary award in the nation. Every year, one student from Washington College receives the prestigious honor.

05/16/2013

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Student From Del. Wins $61K Literary Prize

Timothy Marcin, a would-be journalist who won the nation’s largest literary prize for undergraduate college students Tuesday night, isn’t too worried about the future of the news industry.

05/14/2013

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Md. College To Award $61K Undergrad Literary Prize

Maryland’s Washington College is preparing to announce the winner of the nation’s largest literary prize for undergraduate college students.

05/14/2013

Katie Manion, Kathryn Manion

Winner Of $58,000 Sophie Kerr Literary Prize Has ‘Love/Hate Relationship’ With Writing

The Sophie Kerr Prize is the largest student literary award in the nation. Every year, one student from Washington College receives the prestigious honor.

05/17/2012

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Howard Co. Student Wins The Nation’s Highest Undergraduate Literary Honor

A huge honor for a student from Howard County. Kathryn Manion is the winner of the largest undergraduate literary prize in the nation.

05/16/2012

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Md. Woman Wins $58K Undergraduate Literary Prize

Kathryn J. Manion of Clarksville knew from a young age that she wanted to be a writer. After graduating from Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson, Manion attended Washington College in Chestertown, where she majored in English.

05/15/2012

university of maryland

John Toll, 1st State University Chancellor, Dies

John S. Toll, Maryland’s first state university chancellor, died Friday at an assisted living facility in Bethesda. He was 87.

07/15/2011

Lisa Jones

Baltimore County Resident Wins Prestigious English Prize

An incredible honor for a student at Washington College on the Eastern Shore. A Baltimore County native will graduate this weekend with the largest prize awarded to a college senior in the country.

05/19/2011

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