Mar 262012
 

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The Center for Civic Engagement Announces Essay Contest Winners

Four overall winners hailed from Bard College in Annandale, Bard High School Early College in Manhattan and the American University of Central Asia, and runners-up were chosen from all seven participating institutions.

The essays, focused on advice for the seven-billionth person, ranged in tenor and scope, and included everything from cautionary tales drawn from personal experiences to serious analysis of world issues facing the global population today.

(Download/view winning submissions by clicking on the author’s name.)

Overall Winners:
Anna Hadfield, Bard College, Annandale

Rezarta Seferi, Bard College, Annandale (multi-media submission)

Mikhail Shakhnazarov, American University of Central Asia

Rebecca Teich, Bard High School Early College, Manhattan

Runners-up:
Ulukbek Abdubaliev, American University of Central Asia

Jose Alvardo, Paramount Bard Academy, Delano, CA

Mamfatou Baldeh, Bard High School Early College, Queens

Nikhat Choudhury, Bard High School Early College, Queens

Yelena Gareyeva, American University of Central Asia

Arthur Holland Michel, Bard College, Annandale

Ameer Jabareen, Al-Quds University

Zoe Kessler, Bard High School Early College, Manhattan

Jody Leonard, Bard College at Simon’s Rock

Jameson Lisak, Bard College at Simon’s Rock

Ebrar Mohammad, Al-Quds University

Sarah Sanchez, Paramount Bard Academy, Delano, CA

Natalia Shkaeva, Smolny College at St. Petersburg State University

Olga Sholderer, Smolny College at St. Petersburg State University

Juan Soto, Bard High School Early College, Manhattan

Michael Wittner, Bard College, Annandale

Akmatova Zhibek Tilekmatovna, American University of Central Asia