By Madison Salter
Staff Writer

Jacaranda English endowment essay contest winners were awarded with cash prizes Thursday, May 15, in P110 at the LAC.
Khary Filer won the persuasive essay contest for the story “An Inappropriate Reappropriation.” Samantha Brooks received an honorable mention for the story “The Dehumanization of California’s Prisoners: A Dangerous Indifference.”
Anthony Acero won the literature essay contest for the story “Rags to Riches.” Chelsea Smith received an honorable mention for the story “’Biblical Ties Corruption and Absurdity in ‘The Miller’s Tale.”
According to the rules and regulations on the LBCC website, essays were judged on originality and insight, strength of purpose, convincing development, clarity and precision of language and effective arrangement of parts.