Saint Francis student Scott Riner received a first place award in the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Catholic Scholastic Honor Society writing contest.
Riner, a double major in English and Communications, tied for first prize for his short fiction story The Grandfather Clock. In addition to receiving $500, first prize-winning manuscripts are peer-reviewed and published in the Delta Epsilon Journal.
SFU has been a member of Delta Epsilon Sigma for more than 25 years. The Honor Society offers scholarships and fellowships to both undergrad and grad students who join the organization, and recognizes academic accomplishments, fosters scholarly activities, and encourages a sense of intellectual community among its members.
Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for students, faculty, and alumni of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition. A total of 119 chapters are part of the National Scholastic Honor Society.
Since 1939, Delta Epsilon Sigma has given national recognition to outstanding work accomplished by member colleges, chapters, and member academics, and has helped to build a sense of intellectual community among its members.