Ethics Competition Results

The scores from the 2017-2018 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.

To read the winning 2017-2018 essays, follow the links below:
Winning Master's Level Essay (PDF)
Winning Doctoral Level Essay (PDF)

Previous winners can be found by clicking here.


Master’s-Level Winners



First place: Monmouth University

Faculty Adviser: Dr. Sarah I. Springer
Team Members: 
Sunanda Sharma
Helene Maliko-Abraham
Madison Lawn
Emily Ramos


Second place: Johns Hopkins University, School of Education  

Faculty Adviser: Dr. Norma Day-Vines
Team Members: 
Daksha Arora
Pooja Deshpande
Kunaal Doshi



Third place: Harding University 
Faculty Adviser: Dr. Gene Wright
Team Members: 
Dana Bennett
Erin Hasler
Kelsy Kerr
Wyndham O'Neal


Honorable Mention: Marshall University

Faculty Adviser: Dr. Lori Ellison
Team Members: 
LaRissa Adkins
Sabrina McCauley
Kimberly Vance

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Doctoral-Level Winners



First place: University of Tennessee - Knoxville  

Faculty Adviser:  Dr. Casey Barrio Minton
Team Members: 
Kertesha Riley
Wesley Allen
Jessica Marzi
Gerald Spangler


Second place: University of Central Florida 
Faculty Adviser: Dr. Bryce Hagedorn
Team Members: 
Jayna Mumbauer
Amanda DiLorenzo
Jon Borland


Third place: The Ohio State University  

Faculty Adviser: Dr. Darcy Haag Granello
Team Members: 
C. Rosie Bauder
Shelby Coen
Gayle Garcia
Tyler Hudson


Honorable Mention: Kansas State University   

Faculty Adviser: Dr. Doris Wright Carroll
Team Members: 
Tana Arnold
Rebeca Chow
Susana Prochaska
Brian Weber

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