Thank you for your interest in submitting work to The Jack.
Each year, the Effective Writing and Speaking Board awards a number of prizes, including
The Jack then acts acts as a showcase for the winning papers in each of the four categories.
Any Randolph College student–full or part time.
Essays that demonstrate excellent writing in the discipline for which it was written. We are looking for student writing in the following divisions: Arts & Letters, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Social & Behavioral Sciences.
Each member of the Effective Writing and Speaking Board evaluates and rates each submission. These ratings are collated and winners chosen. The Editor then teams each winning author with a Writing Lab tutor so the review process may begin.
If you win one of the annual prizes, you are teamed with a Writing Lab tutor. The tutor will review your paper before meeting with you to work on edits. You will produce a polished version of the paper for inclusion in The Jack.