News | 22 October 2013

Humanities Division’s Rothman Award honors freshman writing students


UCSC student Alma Morales and her writing instructor Steven Carter were awarded first place for Morales’s essay, “Nina de Mexico, Student of America–Daughter of Nowhere” in the 2012-13 Don Rothman Writing Awards.

“Winning this award and receiving this recognition has been a great honor for me,” said Morales at a ceremony for students and their parents held at the Humanities 1 Building.

“I have always feared that I possess only the limited skills of a simple small town writer, but standing here now I can honestly say I am proud of my work and I am confident in my writing capabilities.”
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