Home / News / Winners of the Student Essay Contest Announced

Winners of the Student Essay Contest Announced

Jacob_Karlsson_Lagerros

Jacob Karlsson Lagerros, winner of the 2012 Shakespeare Fellowship High School Essay Contest.

Read the 2012 winning essay: “Bringing Truth to Light – Why it Matters Who Wrote William’s Words” by Jacob Karlsson Lagerros

Jacob Karlsson Lagerros, student at Viktor Rydberg Gymnasium in Stockholm Sweden, has been selected as winner of the 2012 Shakespeare Authorship High School Essay Contest. His essay, “Bringing Truth to Light – Why it Matters Who Wrote William’s Words, was selected from more than 60 submissions. Jacob was awarded the $1,000 cash prize in person by Shakespeare Fellowship trustee Don Rubin.

2nd Place: Rachel Woods of Franklin, TN

3rd Place: Hayley Hohman of Mead, WA

Honorable Mention:
Catherine Wu of High Point, NC
Olivia Barnett of New York City
Rachel Grewcock from Longborough High School, UK

Judges were Dr. Robin Fox, Dr. Ren Draya, and Sarah Smith.

Read more about this year’s contest in the Fall 2013 issue of Shakespeare Matters, and read Jacob’s winning essay here.

About SOF

Stay Informed
Join our FREE Email list to get the latest news on the Shakespeare authorship controversy
No Thanks
Thanks for signing up. You must confirm your email address before we can send you. Please check your email and follow the instructions.
We respect your privacy. Your information is safe and will never be shared.
Don't miss out. Subscribe today.
×
×