Civil War Essay Contest Winners 2013

High School Division

First Prize

Clarissa Aaron, Kelso High School, Kelso, Washington
“Uncle Tom’s Failure”

Second Prize

Farukh Saidmuratov, New Dorp High School, Staten Island, New York
“Religion - A Dynamic Force in the Civil War”

Third Prize

Allyson Guerrero, Rocky Mountain High School, Fort Collins, Colorado
“An Unsettling Precedent”

Honorable Mention (in alphabetical order)

Paige Guevarra, Notre Dame School, New York, New York
Elaine Huang, Montville Township High School, Montville, New Jersey
David Ing, Garnet Valley High School, Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
Katherine Neal, South Lakes High School, Reston, Virginia
Campbell Rand (Middle School Division), Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill, Durham, North Carolina 
Emma Savic, Academy of American Studies, Queens, New York
Jett Trudeau, Caddo Parish Magnet High School, Shreveport, Louisiana

Middle School Division

First Prize

Lorenzo Contreras, U. S. Grant School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
“Medical Procedures and Non-Violent Deaths in the Civil War”

Second Prize

Zion Belmond, Coral Springs Middle School, Coral Springs, Florida
“A Catastrophic Event: The Underground Railroad”

Third Prize

Molly Yost, Thomas C. Cario Middle School, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
“Foreign Influence on the Civil War”

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