Click here for - Winning Essays for 2016
2015- Lauren Fisher, Archbishop McNicholas High School, Cincinnati, OH; Madalyn Beyer, Vandebilt Catholic High School, Houma, LA; Sarah Link, Pope John Paul II High School, Hendersonville, TN; Nicholas Keddie, Holy Ghost Preparatory School, Bensalem, PA; Phong Nguyen, Cistercian Preparatory School, Irving, Tx; Ryan Gerstemeier Roanoke Catholic School, Roanoke, VA.
2014 - Vanuyen Pham, Presentation High School, San Jose, CA; James A. Lothspeich, Charlotte Catholic High School, Charlotte, NC; Hannah Rose Marks, Assumption High School, Louisville, KY; Collin Konetzke, St. Mary Central, Neenah, WI and Savannah Klosowski, St. Joseph Catholic School, Greenville, SC.
2013 - Allison Garcia, John Paul II High School, Plano, TX; Trevor Schramn, Boston College High School, Boston, MA; Caroline Walsh, Mount Notre Dame High School, Cincinnati, OH; Laura Winalski, St. Maria Goretti High School, Hagerstown, MD; Renard Bansale, Seattle Preparatory School, Seattle, WA.
2012 - Hannah Mason, Wheeling Central Catholic High School, Wheeling, WV; Kathryn Ely, St. Francis High School, Sacramento, CA; Brian David Crump, Saint Alselm's Abbey School, Washington, DC; Jennifer Gutierrez, Academy of Our lady of Peace, San Deigo, CA and Emily O'Donnell, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart, Omaha, NE.
2011 - Hannah Chapman, Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School, Beaumont, TX; Claire Mispagel, Cor Jesu Academy, St. Louis, MO; Olivia Reed, St. Cecilia Academy, Nashville, TN; Alexandrea Collell, Rosary High School, Fullerton, CA and Mary Claire McGlynn, Althoff Catholic High School, Belleville, IL
2010 - Katie Irvine, Saint Gertrude High School, Richmond VA; Lukas Rewers-Kusiak, Loyola High School, Montreal QC Canada; Justin Garland, Loyola High School, Detroit MI; Ashley Treder, Loudres High School, Rochester MN; Megan Dempsey, Regis Jesuit High School, Aurora CO.
2009 - Christopher Long, Peterborough ON CANADA, Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School; John-Michael Schneider, Burlington ON CANADA, Assumption Catholic Secondary School; Matthew Calardo, Cincinnati OH, LaSalle High School; Murphy Kate Delaney, Seaside Park NJ, Monsignor Donovan High School and Christopher Oppermann, Atlanta GA, Holy Spirit Preparatory.
2008 - Kayleigh Brungard, Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School, Elgin, NE; Alexandra Mace, St. Thomas More Academy, Raleigh, NC; Colleen Ahern, The Highlands School, Irving, TX; Mellynn Baker, Holy Savior Menard Central High School, Alexandria, LA; Jenna McDermott, Cardinal Carter High School, Aurora, ON Canada and Alena Heger, Billings Central Catholic High School, Billings, MT
2007 - Stephanie Travers, Mercy High School Baltimore, MD; Gabrielle Kane, Archbishop Wood High School, Warminster, PA; Mark Burns, St Mary Preparatory School, Orchard Lake, MI; Nishaat Hussainbhoy, Our Lady of Mt Carmel Secondary, Mississauga, ON, Canada; Laura Toth, St Philip Catholic Central High School, Battle Creek, MI; Patrick Trentacost, DePaul High School, Wayne, NJ
2006 - Allison Hunter, Mount de Sales Academy, Catonsville, MD; Amanda Garrison, Bishop Ready High School, Columbus, OH; Theresa Prabucki, Holy Name High School, Parma Heights, OH; Jonathan Koop, St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati, OH; Jackie Hwang, St. Joseph Catholic High School, St. Thomas, ON, CANADA.
2005 - Lauren Siewny, Fenwick High School, Franklin, OH; Sherry Ann Santarina, Archbishop Molloy High School, Briarwood, NY; Matea Bozja, Marist School, Atlanta, GA; Susanne Blaschtik, Father Lacombe Sr. High School, Calgary, AB, CANADA; Malorie Vanderveen, St. Joseph Catholic High School, Grande Prairie, AB, CANADA.
2004 - Nicole Benevenia, Mount St. Dominic Academy, Caldwell, NJ; Anne Binder, St. Teresa High School, Decatur, IL; Zane Chu, Vancouver College High School, Vancouver, BC, CANADA; Marissa Greuel, Pacelli High School, Stevens Point, WI; Ashley Wellbrock, Archbishop Molloy High School, Briarwood, NY.