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Friends of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection Essay Contest

2018 Essay Contest Winners

Homestead Winners
From L-R: Homestead High School Principal Park Ginder, 2nd Place winner Jessica Melvin, 1st Place winner Bethany Villaruz, Lincoln Librarian Emily Rapoza, Southwest Allen County Schools Superintendent Phil Downs

Northside winner
2nd Place winner Sophie Steele from Northside High School

2018  Lincoln Essay Contest Winners
1st Place: Bethany Villaruz, Homestead High School
T-2nd Place: Sophie Steele, Northside High School
T-2nd Place: Jessica Melvin, Homestead High School

                                                                2017 FOLC Essay Winner
The Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana announced the winner of its first annual Lincoln Essay Contest on Presidents’ Day 2017: Callie Lehman. She is pictured here (center) with (left to right) Allen County Public Library Senior Manager of Special Collections Curt Witcher, Friends of the Lincoln Collection board members Ed Breen and Gloria Shamanoff, and her parents, Steve Lehman and Tracy Whan.

2017  Lincoln Essay Contest Winners
1st Place: Callie Lehamn, Carroll High School
2nd Place: RaeAnn Dobler, Homestead High School
3rd Place: Amy Weibaker, Bishop Dwenger High School