2016 Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 Literary & Arts Competition Winners!

A huge thank you to every student who participated in this year's competition, to the teachers for encouraging and helping our student's with their entries, and to our judges for helping make this competition meaningful.

High School Essay

FIRST: "Sir Nicholas Winton" by Jessica Bakalis, Caddo Magnet High School

SECOND: "Oskar Schindler: Behind Enemy Lines is Where Freedom Lies" by Victoria Wells, Caddo Magnet High School

THIRD: "Eugene Laszowski: Faking the Fever" by Ely Bulnes, Caddo Magnet High School

High School Poetry

FIRST: "Freedom" by Reagan Esade, Captain Shreve High School

SECOND: "Papers of Promise: Chiune Sugihara (1900-1986)" by Emily Elliott, Caddo Magnet High School

THIRD: "Chiune Sugihara: Paper Wings" by Madyson Istre, Caddo Magnet High School

Middle School Essay

FIRST: "Light and Hope" by Aaliyah Phillips, Caddo Middle Magnet School

SECOND: "Oskar Schindler" by Lavendar Blackston,Caddo Middle Magnet School

THIRD: "Albert Goring" by Steve Wheat, St. Mark's Cathedral School

Middle School Poetry

FIRST: "Anton" by Audrey Tat, Caddo Middle Magnet School

SECOND: "Telescope" by LeAnn McCray, Caddo Middle Magnet School

THIRD: "Irena" by Kharma Monds, Caddo Middle Magnet School

College Reference Paper

FIRST: "His Holiness, Pope Pius XII: Self-righteous Spectator of the Holocaust" by Krista Bennett, Centenary College

SECOND: "Humanitarian Group Assists in the Killing of Millions" by Brianna Manieri, Centenary College

THIRD: "An Oath of Murder" by Tara Partington, Centenary College