Awards

2016 APPE РSquire Family Foundation Award:
Best Formal Paper on Pre-College Ethics

Stephen Miller – First Prize
Humanities Department Chair
Oakwood Friends School
“Your Feelings are Wrong”

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PLATO Awards

2016 High School Student Essay Contest Winners

First place: Jack Jordanides
11th Grade, Boston College High School
“Hidden Animals and Ethical Consumerism”

Second place: Grace Passannante
12th grade, Convent of the Sacred Heart (Greenwich CT)
“Suffering Unites All”

Third place: Will Youman
11th grade, Conestoga High School (Berwyn, PA)
“Animals: Subordinates or Equals?”

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2016 Excellence in Teaching Philosophy
The Knisely Award for High School Teachers was presented to:

Sean Riley, Stony Brook School, Stony Brook, NY

Wendy Way, Bethpage High School, Long Island, NY

Don Pogreba, Helena High School, Helena, Montana

MaryZoe Bowden, Seacrest Country Day School, Naples, Florida

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National High School Ethics Bowl

2016 Case Writing Competition
The NHSEB-sponsored Case Writing Competition is an opportunity for high school students to write cases for the National High School Ethics Bowl.

The 2016 winners are:

  • Lena Cohen – Grand Prize
    Chapel Hill High School
    “Political Brainwashing or Political Education”
  • Liz Lawton – Honorable Mention
    Conestoga High School
    “Donor Babies”
  • Maddy Troilo – Honorable Mention
    Princeton High School
    “Working While Sick”

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