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January 30, 2019 – Jill Patton of Monroe Township, a student at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, recently received a second place award and two honorable mentions in the Delta Epsilon Sigma (DES) National Writing Competition. Patton received second place for Poetry and honorable mentions in Critical Essay and Creative Non-Fiction. Patton’s poem will be published in an upcoming edition of the “DES Journal” and she was awarded $250 for her second place finish.  

A senior with a double major of professional writing and literature, as well as a minor in Spanish, Patton is a member of the Delta Epsilon Sigma, Alpha Mu Gamma, Sigma Tau Delta, and Aquinas Society honor programs. She is also co-editor of the college’s “SCOP” literary and fine arts magazine, and web manager of college’s newspaper “The Crown.”

Jill Patton