Ethics Competition Results

The scores from the 2016-2017 Graduate Student Ethics Competition have been tallied, and the final results are in! Congratulations to all of the teams that placed, and thank you to everyone who participated.

Read the winning masters team's essay here (link to PDF).

Read the winning doctoral team's essay here (link to PDF).

Previous winners can be found by clicking here.


Master’s Level Winners



First place: Webster University 

Faculty Adviser: La Vera C. Brown
Team Members: 
John McIntyre
Andrea Gillespie
Tamara McCaffity
Jacqueline McMillian


Second place: Montclair State University 

Faculty Adviser: Dana H. Levitt
Team Members: 
Celenia B. Martinez
Brianna Horvath
Shannon H. Theobald

Third place: University of Holy Cross 

Faculty Adviser: Theodore P. Remley
Team Members: 
Dustin J. Trahan
Jessica E. Boyd
Joshua  N. Evans
Stephen M. Maffei


Honorable mention: Oregon State University – Cascades 

Faculty Adviser: Kathy Biles
Team Members: 
Kristin Gregory
Allison Styffe
Lindsay Kandra
Kimberlee Lear

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Doctoral Level Winners



First place: University of Iowa 

Faculty Adviser:  Noel Estrada-Hernandez
Team Members: 
Roma Rush
Haley Wikoff
Carol Seehusen

Second place: The College of William and Mary 

Faculty Adviser: Eleni Honderich
Team Members: 
Nathanel Wagner
Edith Gonzalez
Victor Tuazon
Colleen Grunhaus


Third place: East Carolina University 

Faculty Adviser: Steven R. Sligar
Team Members: 
Qu'Nesha S. Hinton
Cheryl C. Meola
Margaret P. Sanders
Kristin M. Cain


Honorable mention: The George Washington University 

Faculty Adviser: Jorge G. Garcia
Team Members: 
Ann D. Emmanuel
Christian D. Chan
Justin G. Jacques
Andrea M. Parodi

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