2011 Contest Winners

Shortest for UD's Brightest

  • First place -- Janie Sikes, Senior, Communications Major
  • Second place -- Miranda Daviduk: Junior, an English/Mass Communications Major, Performance Studies Minor

Read the First Place Essay

Read the Second Place Essay

NO APATHY - Center for Political Communications


William Humphrey, Senior, First Prize ($500)

William Humphrey is a senior, majoring in Political Science (concentration in Global Studies), Honors, Minors in Political Communication, History and Geography, College of Arts and Sciences. William also had the singular honor of having his essay published in the Wilmington News Journal on 11/08/2011. Read the Essay


Levi Sikes, Junior, Second Prize ($250)

Levi Sikes is a junior, majoring in English (concentration in Ethnic and Cultural Studies), Honors, Minors in Political Science and Interactive Media, College of Arts and Sciences. Read the Essay

FYE: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Read about the contest in the UDaily article

  • First place -- Jason Hewett, an English major from Middletown, Del.
  • Second place -- Colleen Foote, a biological studies major from Mullica Hill, N.J.
  • Third place -- Victoria Nadel, a University Studies major from Potomac, Md.
  • Fourth place -- Katherine Miller, a University Studies major from Arnold, Md.
  • Fourth place -- Jessica Dougherty, a University Studies major from Jersey City, N.J.
  • Fourth place -- Jon Godwin, a psychology major from Hockessin, Del.; and
  • Fourth place -- Jason Greenapple, a biological sciences major from Charlotte, N.C.

Read a winning Essay

Read a winning Essay