• 2017 - Jordan Cole
  • 2016 - Hayley Zablotsky
  • 2015 - Nick Barnette
  • 2014 - Aubrey Fineout
  • 2013 - Allana Wooley
  • 2012 - Nickie Ann Vogt
  • 2011 - Bill Hamlett
  • 2010 - Travis Freeman
  • 2009 - Kelli Trapnell
2015 Scholarship Recipient Nick Barnette

Nick Barnette
Nick Barnette is an avid reader, hiker and ukulele player who is a double major in English and film-television-digital media, and a minor in classical studies. He is a winner of the David Vanderwerken Short Story Contest, Siddie Joe Johnson Poetry Contest and the CS Lewis Prize for Christian Literature for TCU’s 2015 Creative Writing Awards, and a member of the John V. Roach Honors College and Sigma Tau Delta. Nick is co-president and improviser for TCU’s improv comedy troupe, Senseless Acts of Comedy, and a member of Chords for Kids, a musical group that performs at TCU’s KinderFrogs School. He is also a member of the Student Filmmakers Association.

In spring 2016, Nick will study abroad at the University of Cape Town, where he hopes to someday live and teach. After graduation he plans to pursue an MFA in creative writing.
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