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12/17/13 – Students win BHC scholarship essay contest

Congratulations to Quad-Cities Campus student Bryanne Trice of Rock Island and East Campus student Rebecca Stone of Morrison, first and second place winners in Black Hawk College’s 2013 Thomas Batell Scholarship Essay Contest.

Student essays had to address the contest theme, “How My Community College Has Changed My Life.”

For her first-place essay, “It Gets Better by Change,” Bryanne received $200.

For her second-place essay, “How My Community College Has Changed My Life,” Rebecca received $100.

Bryanne’s winning essay also becomes the college’s entry into the Illinois Community College Trustees Association’s 2014 Paul Simon Student Essay Contest. The ICCTA contest provides a $500 scholarship to the student who best describes “How My Community College Has Changed My Life.”

Last updated 12/17/2013