Academic Statement

Academic Statement Essay Contest

Writing Contest Winners for 2012-13

The 2012-13 Writing Contest included 104 entries and yielded five winners.  The winners are:

                         Madeleine Beatty (senior) (PDF)
                         Alison Rosa Clark (junior) (PDF)
                         Finnegan Hopper (senior) (PDF)

Writing Contest Winners for 2011-12

During Spring quarter 2012, the College began this effort with a Writing Contest in which all enrolled students could participate.  Students were asked to reflect on how the decisions they’ve made at Evergreen enabled them to gain a liberal arts education.  Using funds generously provided by the Gates Foundation, the College offered monetary prizes to the top three winners.  More than 100 students submitted essays.  These three were selected as winners by a faculty panel: