The Office of Communications and Marketing held a short story contest, inviting faculty, staff, students and Texas Tech fans to submit their spookiest stories to be published in the October edition of the Texas Tech Today monthly e-newsletter. Submissions were judged on originality and creativity.
Thank you to all who participated in this year’s contest and enjoy reading!
Second Place: “A Tower of Burden” by Mick Hernandez. Mick is a Texas Tech parent of mass communications major Adam Hernandez. Mick is a software analyst for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth.
Honorable Mention: “The Other Side of Texas Tech” by Keri Enos. Keri is a 6th grader in Kim Turner’s English class at the Margaret Talkington School for Young Women Leaders in Lubbock.
Entries were converted to PDF and were not corrected for grammar or spelling.
Want to read more spooky stories. Check out the book “Spooky Texas Tales” by Tim Tingle and Doc Moore, Illustrated by Gina Miller and published by Texas Tech University Press.