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April 1, 2009
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Students among top placers in creative writing at Sigma Tau International

Baldwin City, Kan. — Two Baker University students were among the top placers over the weekend in creative writing at Sigma Tau Delta International 2009 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Ashley Sims, Meade, and Brianna Lichtenauer, Shawnee, placed second and third, respectively, in original poetry.

There were more than 800 participants from 167 colleges and universities at the event.

Additionally, the Baker chapter was presented with an award honoring its 25th year. Lucy Price, professor of English, is the Baker sponsor for Sigma Tau Delta. Marti Mihalyi, adjunct instructor, English, accompanied the students to Minneapolis.