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Biographies of Contemporary Women in Mathematics
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2021 Essay Contest Winners

(To view the winning essays, click on the author's name.)

First prize:
Ben Hourdequin (Richmond Middle School)
“The Puzzle” In Life (an interview with Lori Siegel). Ben's essay also won National Honorable Mention!
Second Prize:
Allyson Lee (Richmond Middle School)
Follow Me To The Northern Lights (an interview with Kristina Lynch)
First Prize:
Saia Patel (Hanover High School)
The Missing Puzzle Piece (an interview with Mary Albert)
Second Prize:
Sora Shirai (Hanover High School)
She climbs the wall (an interview with Fatoumata Fall)
Honorable Mention:
Leah Twarog (Lebanon High School)
Playing in the Mathematical Sandbox (an interview with Priscilla Bremser)
First Prize:
Katherine Lasonde
Proving Theorems, Not Stereotypes (an interview with Lisa Piccirillo )
Second Prize:
Yangyang Li
Keeping it Cool: A Biography of Lori Siegel. Yangyang's essay also won National First Prize, Undergraduate level!
Two local students won national prizes:
Yangyang Li: First Prize, Undergraduate level
Ben Hourdequin: Honorable Mention, Middle school level