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
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.