2017-2018 Essay Contest Finalists

Burnsville High School
Burnsville, Minnesota
Teacher: Kathryn Wendling

  • Matthew Fischer
  • Kelly Solberg

Edina High School
Edina, Minnesota
Teacher: Steven Cullison

  • Sandra Chen
  • Mark Kivimaki
  • Mihika Sathe

Little Falls Community High School
Little Falls, Minnesota
Teacher: Tom Stockard

  • Emily Orr
  • Aaron Sanoski
                         

Mounds View High School
Arden Hills, Minnesota
Teacher: Martha Rush

  • Brandon Else
  • Kyle MacHalec, Third Place Essay
  • Vidhya Mallikarjunan
  • Claudia Seyfarth

Teacher: Aaron Oseland

  • Maggie Cai
  • Till Konczak

Nova Classical Academy
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Teacher: Chris Shepard

  • Jane Krohn
  • Ashling Quinn
        

                                      

Orono High School
Orono, Minnesota
Teacher: Michelle Naylor

  • Andrew Baran
  • Oscar Edwards-Hughes 
  

 

Robbinsdale Armstrong High School
Plymouth, Minnesota
Teacher: James Redelsheimer

  • Parker Erickson
  • Helen Radovic
  • Jess Schletzer
                            

                                      

Spectrum High School
Elk River, Minnesota
Teacher: Rachel Chrest

 
  

 

St. Thomas Academy
Mendota Heights, Minnesota
Teacher: Dean Simmons

  • Alphonse Matt
  • Axel Raarup
  • Jacob Weinstein
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St. Paul Academy and Summit School
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Teacher: Claire Wahmanholm

  • Julia Scott
           

The Blake School
Hopkins, Minnesota
Teacher: David Zalk

  • Nicholas Crosby
  • Samuel Gelb
  • Chris Gill
  • Kyra Willoughby

Woodbury High School
Woodbury, Minnesota
Teacher: Nora Wise