2015 High School Essay Contest

High School Essay Contest

The top three winners of the 2015 High School Essay Contest, on the topic "Humor as a Holy Energy." Essays are read by UP Theater alum Amy Billroth-McClurg. Click on essay titles for transcripts.

Unpacking Death's Baggage With Prayer and Laughter, by Corinne McEachern of Bishop Gorman High School, Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Discovering the Heart, by Ashtyn Chamberland of Regis High School, Stayton, Oregon

Dragons, Boxers and Bathrobes, by Sharon Ideguchi of Bellarmine High School, Tacoma, Washington


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