Julianna Evans of Jim Thorpe, Pa., Awarded Wilkes University’s Jennifer Diskin Scholarship

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Julianna Evans of Jim Thorpe, Pa., was awarded The Jennifer Diskin scholarship on June 21, 2019. The Jennifer Diskin scholarship is awarded to a student with demonstrated need and talent and a commitment to studying poetry. It is given in honor of alumna Jennifer Diskin who passed away after a brave struggle with cancer. Started by her family, poetry faculty members nominate students who are already in the program.

Evans is pursuing her master of arts in creative writing with a concentration in poetry at Wilkes University’s Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing. Evans is working with Wilkes creative writing faculty member Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr on her creative thesis.

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