SCC hosts 16th annual Vortex art and writing awards reception

Scottsdale Community College‘s creative writing program will celebrate student excellence in creative writing and art at the 16th annual Vortex Awards Reception, Thursday, May 7.

An “Evening of Fine Art and Exceptional Writing” will recognize notable student works in art and creative writing, from short stories and poetry to personal essays and play/scripts. Art students also are recognized in various categories.

Hosted by Sandra Desjardins, SCC’s creative writing program director, the annual awards reception is open to the public. Students are encouraged to bring family and friends.

It begins at 7 p.m. in the Conference Center at Chaparral Suites Resort, 5001 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. $25 per ticket. Tickets must be purchased before the day of the event at www.ezticketlive.com/scc. No tickets will be available at the door.

A light fare, including dessert, will be served.

Tickets can be purchased at the language communications building front desk or online at www.ezticketlive.com/scc. Tax-deductible donations to the program can be made with the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation at https://foundation.maricopa.edu (select Scottsdale Community College – Vortex Student Publication).

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