Educated: A Memoir (2019)

Educated: A MemoirTara Westover Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first...

Nine students were awarded prizes in the 2019 Common Reader Essay Contest, in response to the book Educated by Tara Westover. Please click on the names of the winners to access the essays. 

Here are the winners:

  • First place: Karin Ueda, a Nutrition and Medical Sciences major from New York, NY. 
  • Second place: Shayna Moses, an Honors Program student and Nursing major from Kings Park, NY
  • Third place: Leah Currie, an Honors Program student and Global Enterprise Management major from Smithfield, RI
  • Fourth place: Josephine Oei, an Honors Program student and Biological Sciences major from New Castle, DE
  • Honorable Mention: Emily Lewis, an Honors Program student and University Studies major from Oakland, NJ
  • Honorable Mention: Felicia Seybold, an Honors Program student and Applied Molecular Biology and Biotechnology major student from Dover, DE
  • Honorable Mention:Lucas Driscoll, an Honors Program student and Political Science major from Newark, DE
  • Honorable Mention: John Tucker, a University Studies major from Middletown, DE
  • English Language Institute winner: Ruotong Hou, a University Studies major from Shenzhen, China. 

 

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