University Press Releases

Art and Writing Contest Winners

by Sarah Black | May 08, 2018
Copies of the Jongleur can be picked up around campus.

The Jongleur is an annual publication of student work that is formatted and edited by a student staff. It is created for both the benefit of Louisiana State University at Alexandria and the distinctive voice of its students. 

LSUA’s Department of Arts, English, and Humanities is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Art and Writing Contest! There were four categories for judging, and each winner received a certificate and cash awards donated by the AE&H faculty. The winners are as follows:



1 Place: “A Concert From the Muses” Kennis Gremillion 

2nd Place: “See You Around” Brandon Pitchford

3rd Place: “My Sunshine” Gabrielle Hooper

Honorable Mention: “The Alexandria Conspiracy” Ben Gremillion


1st Place: “Little Toy Boats” Kennis Gremillion

2nd Place: “The Silence Between” Kristin Lea Curtis 

3rd Place: “She is the Flowers” Cortland Casto

Honorable Mention: “Even Though You Have Gone Away” Cecilie Ting Mortensen


1st Place: “An Examination of the Chivalric Code in A Song of Ice and Fire” Kristin Curtis
2nd Place: “Icarus’ Influence on Suffering: Affected and Unaffected” Komal Shabih
3rd Place: “Dr. Faustus and Unsound Theological Reasoning” Benjamin Sanson
Honorable Mention: “SAA: Smartphone Addicts Anonymous” Cailey Scadlock


1st Place: “Untitled” Breanna Morace 

2nd Place: “Smoke” Saije Cousin

3rd Place: “A Personal Visual from Nirvana’s ‘Help me, I’m Hungry’” Kenady Dauzat

Honorable Mention: “Untitled” Harli Matt

CONTACT: Eric Alai

English Instructor, Editor of Jongleur 

Department of Arts, English, and Humanities

Louisiana State University Alexandria

8100 Highway 71 South

370 Mulder Hall

Alexandria, Louisiana 71302