2017 FOX WRITING CONTEST AT MONM

2018 FOX WRITING CONTEST AT MONMOUTH COLLEGE

The Department of Classics at Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois, is proud to announce the winners of the thirty-first annual Bernice L. Fox Classics Writing Contest.  The topic of this year's contest, open to all high school students, was "A classical 'Wonder Woman' appearing out of her native context to save the day".  This year there were 62 entries from 13 schools in 8 states, as well as the United Kingdom.

The winner of the $250 cash award is Chibuzor Onwochei of Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.  Chibuzor's teacher is Dr. Keely Lake.  You can view the winning entry here.

Honorable mentions (listed randomly) were awarded to the following students: 

Zhariah Peaks of Central Magnet School, Murfreesboro, TN (Teacher:  Mr. Jason Nabors)

Kristin Jones of Houston High School, Germantown, TN (Teacher:  Ms. Erin Purcell)

Lila Hathaway of Gilam School, Baltimore, MD (Teacher:  Ms. Sarah Miller)

Chang Yu of Memphis University School, Memphis, TN (Teacher:  Mr. Ryan Sellers)

William Quinlen of Memphis University School, Memphis, TN (Teacher:  Mr. Ryan Sellers)

Mason Chin of Franklin High School, Summerset, NJ (Teacher:  Mrs. Jennifer Jones)

Jack Dabov of Memphis University School, Memphis, TN (Teacher:  Mr. Ryan Sellers)

Call Ford of Memphis University School, Memphis, TN (Teacher:  Mr. Ryan Sellers)

Ben Gilliland of Memphis University School, Memphis, TN (Teacher:  Mr. Ryan Sellers)

Sai Valluri of Gilman School, Baltimore, MD (Teacher:  Ms. Sarah Miller)

Ladin Akcacioglu of Wayland Academy, Beaver Dam, WI (Teacher:  Dr. Keely Lake)

Kyla Evans of Gilman School, Baltimore, MD (Teacher:  Ms. Sarah Miller)

Rachel Byrnes of Central Magnet School, Murfreesboro, TN (Teacher:  Mr. Jason Nabors)

Henry Sylvester of Thornton Academy, Saco, ME (Teacher:  Mrs. Cody)

Hannah Faucher of Thornton Academy, Saco, ME (Teacher:  Mrs. Cody)