The Center for the Study of Aging (CSA) at McDaniel College Announce Writing Contest Winners

The Center for the Study of Aging (CSA) at McDaniel College was established in 2007 to provide educational resources for scholars and professionals who serve the fastest-growing segment of our society, individuals over the age of 60.  For this year’s Writing Contest, The CSA invited current undergraduate and graduate students to submit their own six word story, with the theme “Older Adults.”

Here is the rundown of 2010’s winners:

  • First place and winner of $300: Sean McGarry, freshman EPE major, for his entry, “Minds grow, bodies wither, souls remain.”
  • Second place and winner of $200: Ann Campbell, graduate student in the MLA program for her entry, “Well worn, well loved, well living.”
  • Third place and winner of $100: Mason Goldbach, freshman EPE major for his entry, “Wisdom grows and true age shows.”
  • Honorable Mention: Tim Hall, a senior EPE major for his entry “Naïve ignorance transforms into sophisticated understanding.”

Along with the conference of Moon’s graduate certificate, Dr. Martin also announced the induction of two McDaniel undergraduate students, Kimberly Clemens and Victoria Shifflet, into the national academic and professional honor society for Gerontology, Sigma Phi Omega (SPO).

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