Kirsten Kensinger Receives CLA Awards at June Commencement

The department was pleased to name Kirsten (Kiki) Kensinger as our CLA Outstanding Graduate Student. Kiki’s excellent performance in the graduate program earned her this award, and she recognized Writing Director Brenda Helmbrecht as her faculty mentor. Following graduation, Kiki is planning to apply for doctoral programs in literature. 

Our graduate program continued its own tradition of bestowing awards for outstanding achievement in the program. Kiki was one of the two recipients of this year's award. Additionally, Kiki won the English Department’s Graduate Teaching Associate Award for Excellence in Teaching. 

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