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NATIONAL STUDENT ESSAY COMPETITION: WHY A FREE PRESS MATTERS IN A DEMOCRACY

SEMI-FINALISTS

UNIVERSITY

Emily Isbell
Belmont University
Nashville, Tennessee
Alexander Johansson
Snow College
Ephraim, Utah
Lewis Jones Jr.
California State University
San Marcos, California
Rachelle Larsen
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah
A.Z. Chance Martinez
Pima Community College
Tucson, Arizona
Breanna Russo
Morehead State University
Morehead, Kentucky
Ali Sullivan
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
Rachel Wong
The City College of New York
New York City, New York

GRADES 9-12

Kinsey Ballard
North Bullitt High School, 11th Grade
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
Aden Barton
Montgomery Bell Academy, 12th Grade
Nashville, Tennessee
Annelise Best
Frisco Liberty High School, 11th Grade
Frisco, Texas
Josephine Decker
Catalina Foothills High School, 11th Grade
Tucson, Arizona
Daniel Fuentez
Sheboygan North High School, 11th Grade
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Anya S. Grondalski
Shepherd Hill Regional High School, 12th Grade
Charlton, Massachusetts
Ian Gunelson
Cloquet High School, 11th Grade
Cloquet, Minnesota
Holton Hennrich
Juab High School, 12th Grade
Nephi, Utah
Samuel M. Kasprzak
Kasprzak Academy of Homeschool, 9th Grade
Glenbeulah, Wisconsin
Daniel Okstein
Sharon High School, 10th Grade
Sharon, Massachusetts
Arundhati Oommen
West High School, 10th Grade
Salt Lake City, Utah
Anika Rao
West High School, 9th Grade
Salt Lake City, Utah
Sophia Spiegel
Horace Greeley High School, 10th Grade
Chappaqua, New York

GRADES 6-8

Daisy Determan
Basis Tucson North, 7th Grade
Tucson, Arizona
Marcus Lewis, Jr.
Rodeo Palms JH, 7th grade
Rosharon, Texas 77583
Evelyn Link
Hawthorne Elementary, 6th Grade
Salt Lake City, Utah
Eric Lu
West High School, 8th Grade
Salt Lake City, Utah
Frank Connor Runyon
Richview Middle School, 7th Grade
Clarksville, Tennessee
Evelyn Sampson
Ephraim Curtis Middle School, 8th Grade
Sudbury, Massachusetts
Sofia D. Sileo
St. Michael Catholic School, 7th Grade
Louisville, Kentucky
Livie Stader
Oostburg Middle School, 8th Grade
Cedar Grove, Wisconsin
Maddie Stone
Fox Lane Middle School, 6th Grade
Mt. Kisco, New York
Avary Wennergren
Dillworth Elementary, 6th Grade
Salt Lake City, Utah