STUDENT CONTESTS AND AWARDS

 

2017 Camden Conference

High School, College & University Students Awards

High School Students Awards

For the Student High School Research Contest, the Camden Conference has decided to use National High School Essay Contest for 2016-2017 from the USIP (United State Institute for Peace) in partnership with the American Foreign Service.  “The 2016-2017 contest challenges students to closely examine the causes and impact of the current global refugee crisis.”

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College & University Students Awards

A Student Research Contest has been designed for college students who attend the 2017 Camden Conference.  The basis of the contest is the submission of an 8-10 page evidence-based paper focused on one specific challenge that confronts international refugees today as discussed during the 2017 Camden Conference the Refugees and Global Migration. Possibilities include (but are not limited to) political, agricultural, economic, religious, ethnic, environmental, or social challenges faced by refugees or the governments accepting them.  The paper is to make a case for ways host countries can become more effective in assisting refugees in the current humanitarian crises.   The research paper is due June 1, 2017.  Judges include members of the Camden Conference Board of Directors and the Education Committee. Monetary prizes will be awarded!

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AWARD NEWS

2016 College & University Students Awards

College & University Students Awards The Camden Conference is pleased to announce the winners of its college and university student essay contest which focused on the 2016 Conference theme: The New Africa. First prize (tie) went to Jesse McCormick from the University of Maine at Orono entitled American Hippos: The United States Military Establishment in Africa, and Danny Chambers from the University of Maine at Rockland, entitled Liberia: Governance and its Socioeconomic Impact. Because of the First place tie, there was no Second prize awarded. Third prize was awarded to Mary Negri from Unity College for her essay entitled How the Development of Social Media and Technology Aids Sub-Saharan Africa in Globalization and the Fight for Human Rights. The Conference congratulates our winners. 1st Prize (tie) Jesse McCormick 1st Prize (tie) Danny Chambers, UMA 3rd Prize Mary Negri, Unity College DOWNLOAD ESSAY DOWNLOAD ESSAY DOWNLOAD ESSAY  

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2016 High School Students Awards

High School Students Awards The Camden Conference is pleased to announce the winners of its second high school student essay contest which focused on the 2016 Conference theme: The New Africa. First prize (tie) went to Alejandra Pardos from Gould Academy, working with teacher Dr. Brad Clarke, entitled Pan Africanism and the Road to an African Renaissance, and Kyle Gleason from Piscataquis Community Secondary School, working with teacher Mr. Joseph Hennessey, entitled Inflation in South Africa. Second prize went to Emma Stevens from Maine Academy of Natural Sciences (Goodwill Hinckley), working with teacher Emily Gribben, entitled The Consequences of the Commercialization of GMOs in Africa. Third prize was a 4 way tie; Cole Lusk from Gould Academy, working with Dr. Clarke, entitled Disease in Africa, Eli Kurtz from Gould Academy, also working with Dr. Clarke, entitled Food and Water Security in Africa, Lucinda-Callie Wingert from Piscataquis Community Secondary School, working with Mr. Hennessey, entitled Aid Corruption in Underdeveloped Africa, and Alanna Wilson from Piscataquis Community Secondary School, also working with Mr. Hennessey, entitled Education and…

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