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Vortex Creative Writing & Art Contest

Vortex Magazine

Winners will receive their awards at the Vortex Awards Reception
which will be held this year on

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 
from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Chaparral Suites Resort

5001 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

This event is open to the public. Anyone can attend!  
Tickets are available online and at the SCC Bookstore now. 

For more information regarding Vortex or SCC's Creative Writing staff and classes, visit our website at

Questions regarding the Vortex or for more information about the upcoming
awards reception please call (480) 423‑6415 or (480) 423‑6459.
Winners will be honored at the Vortex Awards Ceremony.

In all writing categories, the following prizes will be awarded:

(One) First Prize $100.00
(One) Second Prize $75.00
(One) Third Prize $50.00
(Three) Honorable Mentions $35.00

The winner of the Cover Art will be awarded $100.00

Congratulations to last year's winners of Vortex 2014
Writing Winners

Nathan Beck
Michele Florea
Lilli Flores
Joe French
Tarryn Gilmore
Gabriel Matthew Granillo
Emily Harrington
David Holm
Jacob Jemmett
Angela Johnson
Nina Koch
Natalie Koehler
Tarren Petty
Marco A. Piña
Colleen Sue Richter Liescheidt
Joel Salcido
Elizabeth Weis
Alice Wright
Abel Zerai

Art Winners

Chris Adams
Hector Cedillo
Maleena Deer
Kathy Dioguardi Newman
Judy Feldman
Joanne Gallery
Kimberly Gluscic
Heidi Horchler
Gloria Langer
Bonnie Lewis
Ellen Nemetz
Rick Rosenberg
Melissa Schleuger
Marilyn G. Ticknor
Että Yule
Angelika Zgainer


Help Preserve Vortex, the SCC Student Magazine of Writing and Art!
This event is made possible through donations made from community members, faculty, staff, and students. If you would like to help preserve Vortex, the only showcase for SCC students’ excellence in creative writing and art, you can do so online through the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. Be sure to select Scottsdale CC and "Vortex Student Publication" when making your donation. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

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