Penn State Berks essays published in 'Best of Freshman Writing'

For several years, Penn State University has published "Best of Freshman Writing," a compilation of essays written by first-year students and submitted by English professors in an effort to celebrate student writing. Entries are accepted from all 19 Penn State campuses outside University Park and go through a selection process. In the 13th volume of "Best of Freshman Writing," seven of the 21 entries selected were written by Penn State Berks students from the 2007-2008 academic year. The Berks student entries were written by Jake Copley, Melissa Davis, Megan E. Grim, Toby Imgrund, Amanda Schaffer, Jenessa Smith and Mayra Tucunduva. Free copies of "Best of Freshman Writing" can be downloaded at For more information or to purchase a hard copy, contact Jim Manis at or (570) 450-3189.

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Last Updated March 19, 2009