High School Essay Contest


The Churchill Society of New Orleans sponsors a yearly essay contest for the purpose of encouraging young people to learn more about the great man, and thereby to absorb some of his wisdom, his courage, and his masterful use of the English language. 

24 essays were submitted in the 2019-2020 Essay Contest, from students at 4 high schools. The winners were:
First Prize:  Isabella Bartholomew of St. Martin’s Protestant Episcopal School;
Second Prizes:  Rachel Guan of Haynes Academy, and Clara Conaster of St. Martin’s;
Third Prizes:  Gwyneth Clarke of Ben Franklin, Alexis Steckler of St. Martin’s, and Olivia Boyd of Sacred Heart Academy.

The 2020-2021 Essay Contest is underway.  Set out below are the Topic for this year’s contest and the rules.

Please address any questions about the contest to tmartin242526@gmail.com