Vortex Awards set for Thursday, May 3

Vortex Awards set for Thursday, May 3

Scottsdale Community College’s Creative Writing program will celebrate student excellence in creative writing and art at the annual Vortex Awards Reception, Thursday, May 3, 2018.

The event recognizes and celebrates 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.

Tickets are $25 and can be obtained prior to the event at the SCC Cashier’s Office, Language Communications Building front desk or by phone at (480) 423-6148. Tickets will be available at the door (cash or check only).

The event runs from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort at 5001 N. Scottsdale Road.

A light fare, including dessert, will be served.

For those wishing to donate to the program, tax-deductible contributions can be made at www.scottsdalecc.edu/alumni-friends/donate-vortex or to the MCCCD Foundation at https://mcccdf.org/colleges/scc. Be sure to select “Vortex Student Publication.”

if you go

When: Thursday, May 3, 2018

7 p.m.

Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort, 5001 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Cost: $25 per ticket

For more information, call (480) 4236148