2nd Annual Essay Contest Winners

Winning Essays

Lance Shepherd, a Literacy Alliance (Fort Wayne) adult learner, won the first-place honor with his titled essay, Project Graduate-Wells County HSE Program. Shepherd’s essay will be read at the 2nd annual Adult Education Day at the Indiana State House North Atrium on Wednesday, Feb 15. Shepherd will receive a $100 gift card and Certificate of Achievement at the event to recognize his achievement.

Mariam Agbo is the 2nd place winner, and Tanya Bac Thank Le Tran is the 3rd place winner, both with the MSD Wayne Township Adult Education in Region 5. Agbo and LeTran’s essays will also be read at the Adult Education Day. Each will receive a gift card and a certificate of achievement at the event.

Honorable Mentions for the 2nd Annual IAACE Essay Contest
Juan Silva, Region 3
Kami Gavilanez, Region 3, The Literacy Alliance
Claudia Tinoco, Region 5, Wayne Township Adult Education
Casidee Ellis, Region 10
Cody Manifold, Region 3
Karleny Morfin, Region 5 Wayne Township Adult Education
Romeri Rubio, Region 8
Pauline Atsu, Region5, Wayne Township Adult Education
Arianna Preston, Region 3
The Celebration of Essay Winners will be held at Adult Education Day on Wednesday, February 15 at the Indiana State House North Atrium at 12:00 pm. Everyone is invited; please find details and respond attendance at https://iaace.com/adult-education-day/.