Teen Essay Contest

High School – 2022 Teen Essay Contest Winners

1st Place

June Harflett

June Harflett

Beauty of Loss

2nd Place

Rose West

Rose West

Finding Beauty Amongst Broken Pieces

3rd Place

Gavin Chess

Gavin Chess

Departure. My Reflection

Middle School – 2022 Teen Essay Contest Winners

1st Place

Juniper Sowden

Juniper Sowden

My Cancer Experience

2nd Place

Daniel Burke

Daniel Burke

Why I Hate Cancer

3rd Place

Courtney Rittler

Courtney Rittler

My Unexpected

All Entries

Abby Swenson

Abby Swenson

The Girl on the Train

Analiese Gramo

Analiese Gramo

My Popop

Cyrus Patel

Cyrus Patel

What Is Cancer To Me

Eneida Chavez-Theiss

Eneida Chavez-Theiss

My Story

Kendahl Miller

Kendahl Miller

Cursed Then Blessed

Madeline Swenson

Madeline Swenson

One in a Million

Olivia Kozloff

Olivia Kozloff

The Phone Call

Tristan Shell

Tristan Shell

My Cancer Story

Aidan Henkel

Aidan Henkel

Unbreakable Oath

Anne Pallozzi

Anne Pallozzi

A Story That Gave Me No Choice

Emily Fasy

Emily Fasy

Dear Aunt Linda

Grace Kwon

Grace Kwon

Her Hero, My Hero, Our Hero

Kevin Mallon

Kevin Mallon

A Bowl Full of Sorrows and Love

Mia Perlis

Mia Perlis

Cancer Did Not Become Me

Payton Moretti

Payton Moretti

Stages

Allison Ashby

Allison Ashby

Every Moment Matters

Avery Stephenson

Avery Stephenson

A Bad Dream

Emily Schwartz

Emily Schwartz

Suffocating

Hope Mallon

Hope Mallon

Again

Lyla Soleau

Lyla Soleau

Cancer Survivor

Michael John

Michael John

The C Word

Satu Maepaa

Satu Maepaa

My Story with Cancer

Amanda Korn

Amanda Korn

Cancer

Charlotte Hayter

Charlotte Hayter

I didn't know her well, but I knew her love

Emma Steiner

Emma Steiner

The Thief

Isabella Sparango

Isabella Sparango

Perspectives

Lylah Pompetti

Lylah Pompetti

One of the Many

Olivia Hightower

Olivia Hightower

How Cancer Changed My Life

Seth Patel

Seth Patel

The Story of My Life