STUDENT CONTESTS AND AWARDS
High School Students Awards
For the Student High School Research Contest: Any high school student who attends the Camden Conference at any location is eligible to enter the Bill Taylor Contest. Due May 25, 2018. Click on green button below for guidelines.
College & University Students Awards
A Student Research Contest has been designed for any college students who attend the 2018 Camden Conference. The basis of the contest is the submission of an 8-10 page evidence-based research paper focused on one specific challenge that confronts international refugees today as discussed during the 2018 Camden Conference the New World Disorder and America’s Future. Possibilities include (but are not limited to) political, agricultural, economic, religious, ethnic, environmental, or social challenges the world faces and what possible solutions the United States may utilize to address them. The paper is to make a case for ways the U.S. should address your particular chosen issue. The research paper is due May 25, 2018. Judges include members of the Camden Conference Board of Directors and the Education Committee. Monetary prizes will be awarded!
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
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…