MARQUETTE— Nine Northern Michigan University students were selected to attend the 2013 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention, held March 20-23 in Portland, Ore.
Sigma Tau Delta is an international honors society for English students. Attendees present original works of prose, poetry or literary analysis at annual conventions held throughout the country. NMU’s group belongs to the Eta Phi chapter.
The students’ hometowns, names, class standings and presentations are as follows:
Cities listed alphabetically
Alanson: Mackenzie Myers, junior, “The Law of Motion”
Iron Mountain: Genean Granger, graduate-level, “Slices of Life”
Munising: Willow Grosz, senior, “Extravagant Mystery: Ciphers in Heart of Darkness”
Milan: Haylie Armbruster, junior, “Numbered”
Negaunee: Thorin Burkhard-Horn, senior, “Mold Brothers”
Crystal Lake: Amanda Buck, senior, “The Unofficial Rules that Every Grocery Store Cashier Should Know”
McHenry: Max Wojciechowski, senior, “The Road of the Tsimshian”
North Ridgeville: Kiah Watson, senior, “Mud Puddles and Mistakes”
Eau Claire: Meghan Marquardt, junior, “Heartsickness”