Student Essay Contest: 2006 Results

GRAND PRIZE(S):

  • Margo Levine, Mathematician,” by Annie Davis, Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston, Newton, Massachusetts.
  • Dr. Bonnie Shulman: A Different Kind of Story,” by Stephanie Higgins, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.

COLLEGE:

  • First Place: (Same as Grand Prize Winner) “Dr. Bonnie Shulman: A Different Kind of Story,” by Stephanie Higgins, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.
  • Honorable Mention: “Lori Chibnik: Applying Statistics to Public Health,” by Miranda Fix, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota.

GRADES 9-12:

  • First Place: “Splendor of the Heavens: Dr. Knapp’s Astronomical Odyssey,” by Margarite Bechis, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Flourtown, Pennsylvania.

GRADES 6-8:

  • First Place: (Same as Grand Prize Winner) “Margo Levine, Mathematician,” by Annie Davis, Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston, Newton, Massachusetts.
  • Honorable Mention: “Burrowing into Numbers: an Interview with Dr. Caroline Borrow,” by Kristin Ronzi, Hathaway Brown School, Shaker Heights, Ohio.

Some essays have been modified for posting on the AWM website.