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Trumbull student earns essay contest award

Posted Oct. 11, 2010
Kent State University at Trumbull freshman Sultane Yassine has been named second runner-up in the 2010 Pearson's "Writing Rewards" student essay contest for his piece entitled "America:  A New Life".  

Yassine will receive $350 and have his essay appear in a forthcoming Pearson publication.  

The essay Yassine authored, an assignment in Joan Blaih's college writing class, is a personal narrative based on a quote from the book "The Kite Runner".  

Essays were judged by a panel of four Pearson authors on the following criteria:  

·         How well the essay addresses the question or topic;
·         How clearly the thesis is presented;
·         How well the piece is organized;
·         How specific is the support for the thesis;
·         How relevant is the analysis of support;
·         Writing correctness (spelling ,punctuation, grammar, etc)  

Pearson is a global leader in education publishing. With such renowned imprints as Addison-Wesley, Allyn & Bacon, Benjamin Cummings, Longman, Prentice Hall, and many others, Pearson provides quality education solutions in all available media, spanning the post-secondary learning spectrum from college and career training through graduate studies and professional training and development.