Awards & Events

  • Awards Won by Illuminations

    Year Awards
    2018 Illuminations, 3rd Place, Literary Magazine, CCHA Central Division
    Michael Barna, "You Gotta Be Cool", CCHA 1st Place Creative Nonfiction
    Chara Jensen, "The Bright Bilingual Future," CCHA 1st Place Essay (Tie)
    Renee Craft, "Why Physician Assistants Are the Answer," CCHA 1st Place Essay (Tie)
    2015 Illuminations, 1st Place, Literary Magazine, CCHA Central Division
    Samuel Huff, "Snowflakes in Summer", CCHA 1st Place Song
    Samuel Huff, "Snowflakes in Summer", CCHA 1st Place Performance
    2014 Illuminations, 1st Place, Literary Magazine, CCHA Central Division
    Mystery Harwood, “Nebraska in My 30s,” CCHA 1st Place Poetry
    Alanna Johnson, “Descendants,” CCHA 2nd Place Poetry
    Cameron Maxwell, “The City’s Outstretched Hand,” CCHA 3rd Place Poetry
    Shannon White, “Black Violas,” CCHA 3rd Place Fiction
    Ashley Cornelsen, “Homeless Dreams,” Honorable Mention Fiction
    Thomas Joyce, “The Hovel,” 2nd Place Nonfiction
    Stephen Kaminski, “Number 9,” 3rd Place Nonfiction
    Casey Lowe, “Eyes of Innocence,” 3rd Place Art
    Derrick Brinkmeier, “Not on This Night,” Honorable Mention Performance 
    2011 Illuminations, 1st place, Literary Magazine, CCHA Central Division
    Katrina Bennett, “Brown Walls,” CCHA 1st Place Non-Fiction
    2010 Illuminations, 3rd place, Best Literary Magazine, CCHA Central Division
    2009 Cameron Koll, “Baby Girl,” CCHA Fiction Merit

    Upcoming Events

    • June 7, 2019 - Deadline for submissions for Volume 21

    Photos/Videos of Past Events

    Creativity Week in Beatrice, April 2017

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    Poetry/Prose Reading at Crescent Moon Coffee, March 2015

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    SCC Open House, November 2014

    Illuminations SCC Open House 2014
    Illuminations SCC Open House 2014 Booth

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    Poetry/Prose Reading at Crescent Moon Coffee, October 2013

    Woman Reading at  Crescent Moon Coffee
    Man Reading at  Crescent Moon Coffee

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