Michele Regenold Receives a P & S Council Recruitment and Retention Grant
— filed under: Creative Writing
Michele Regenold, Go! editor and adjunct English instructor, wrote the successful proposal for the Center for Transportation Research and Education (CTRE). The $3,000 grant will sponsor a Go! magazine writing contest.
Go! is an online magazine for teens published by CTRE to encourage young people to consider careers in transportation. The grant money will be used for prizes, including $1,000 for the best short story, $1,000 for the best article, and $500 in University Book Store gift cards for the best student-written short story and article.
All writers (students and non-students, Iowa Staters and non-Iowa Staters) age 16 and up are invited to submit short stories and non-fiction articles that are focused on some aspect of transportation. All submissions must be written for teens and be previously unpublished. The entry deadline is Jan. 15, 2009. No entry fee is required. See the full guidelines for more info: http://www.go-explore-trans.org/Go-writing-contest-flyer.pdf.