Illustration by darren gygi each byu homecoming, george h brimhall descendants sponsor an essay contest honoring a byu founder law student sarah page clifford (ba ’15) won the 2017 contest, which recognized former football coach r lavell edwards (edd ’78) a condensed version of her essay is below. Note: kristina m smith (’15) from merced, california, won the $1,500 first-place prize in 2014’s george h brimhall memorial essay contest, which paid tribute to people who have helped advance the arts at byu. The deadline for submitting essays is tuesday, november 1, 2016 at midnight awards will be presented during the georgetown club of georgia’s winter gala in january 2017 in atlanta contest winners, their parents, and their principal will be invited to attend the gala as guests of the club. More details about the 2019 arts and essay contest coming soon young spurs writing contest the partnership of the bush library with the mayborn literary nonfiction conference and big thought gives students (9th grade - 12th grade) an opportunity to enter the young spurs writing contest.
George henry brimhall (december 9, 1852 – july 29, 1932) was president of brigham young university from 1904 to 1921 after graduating from brigham young academy, brimhall served as principal of spanish fork schools and then as district superintendent of utah county schools, finally returning to brigham young academy. Alba george watt memorial essay contest this annual essay competition was established in 1998 to honor lincoln vet george watt, a writer and lifelong activist central to the creation of alba students from anywhere in the world are invited to submit an essay or thesis chapter about any aspect of the spanish civil war, the global political or. The years that george h brimhall was president of byu (1906-1921) were fraught with financial problems and arguments over evolution, but an article on brimhall in this issue shows not only how he dealt with those problems but also gave his students personal attention and impressed upon them their responsibilities as leaders next, sally t.
The george h brimhall memorial essay contest awarded $2,850 among five students at a luncheon on tuesday the students wrote essays about the founders of byu and were encouraged to study about. The george s and stella m knight essay contest is open to high school students you must submit an 800 - to 1200 - word essay discussing an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the american revolution, the declaration of independence, or the framing of the united states constitution. Submission deadline: thursday, 24 september, noon the byu student alumni association and descendants of former byu president george h brimhall honor the founders of brigham young university each year at homecoming with the brimhall essay contest.
The dear george washington contest is an annual writing contest for gilder lehrman affiliate school students in grades 2–5 the contest introduces them to the issues facing early americans and encourages them to think critically about the founding of the nation. Allison black graduated from brigham young university in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in theatre arts studies black won second place in the annual george h brimhall memorial essay contest, which honored harvey fletcher this year. The byu student alumni association and descendants of former byu president george h brimhall honor the founders of brigham young university each year at homecoming with the brimhall essay contest the competition is designed to encourage high levels of scholarship among byu students and promote understanding and appreciation of byu’s mission. The contest, named for george s and stella m knight essay contest, is open to students in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year of study in public, parochial, private and home study schools.
Byusa president elise may will host the event, which will feature head football coach bronco mendenhall, the cougar marching band, the winner of the george h brimhall essay contest and special highlights from the homecoming “spectacular” featuring the men’s chorus and the women’s chorus. Every year the student alumni association runs the george h brimhall essay contest the brimhall essay contest has two principle motivations: to promote excellent scholarship among byu students and to enhance their understanding of the university’s rich history. Essay contest george watt prize, 2018 this annual essay competition was established in 1998 to honor lincoln vet george watt, a writer and lifelong activist central to the creation of alba.
The winning essay in the colin and ailsa turbayne international berkeley essay prize competition for 2015 is “the 'empty amusement' of willing: berkeley on agent causation,” by nancy e kendrick, william and elsie prentice professor of philosophy at wheaton college, norton, massachusetts. George h brimhall memorial essay contest: courage in the face of convention this essay won a $500 honorable mention in the brimhall memorial essay contest at byu this year i’ll be writing a post about the process in the future.
The scholarship essay contest is designed for students who are full time, undergraduate students in an american college or university during the spring 2018 semester the july 31 deadline is designed to give these students time to finish their essays, if need be, after final exams. The national society of the sons of the american revolution (sar) invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the american revolution to participate in the george s & stella m knight essay contest. Contest entries must be submitted as pdf files attached to emails the essay must have four parts: 1) title page, 2) essay pages, 3) bibliography or works cited, and 4) applicant's biography.