The 2022 Scott Wright Student Essay Contest has closed and we are so pleased to share SJR State student, Rebekah Wilson, was chosen as a winner! Read her winning essay!
If you need help with this or any writing assignment, please visit the writing center in your campus Library!
Three (3) winning student authors and the faculty members, staff members, or administrators featured in the winning essays will each receive:
(Note: Winning authors will read their essays on stage during the conference’s Excellence Awards Dinner and Celebration on Sunday, May 28.)
In addition, each winning student author’s college will receive a complimentary one-year NISOD membership.
Submissions will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Contest opens: August 19, 2022
Submission deadline: March 5, 2023
Winners notified: March 24, 2023
Winner acceptance due: March 31, 2023
Winners’ photos due: April 7, 2023
Prize and essay presentations at NISOD conference: May 28, 2023
The winning student artist will receive:
In addition, each winning student’s college will receive a complimentary one-year NISOD membership.
We are looking for artwork with interesting, fun, bold, fresh, colorful, original, and modern images, yet which honors the legacy of NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence. Keep in mind that the winning artwork will become the 2024 Conference Program front cover, and must also be easily applicable to advertising, brochures, and other applications. If you choose to use community and technical college educators in an illustrated format, our preferences are faculty members in classroom settings. No recognizable students, faculty, administrators, and staff are permitted.