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The Betty G. Headley Senior Essay Award was established in memory of St. Jerome’s University graduate Sara Elizabeth “Sally” Headley's (BA ‘04 - English Language and Literature) mother. The annual award honours essays written by upper year undergraduate students, which are distinguished by their eloquence, originality, and persuasive power. The financial awards are $1,500 for a course-related essay, and $500 for a personal essay.

Please use the links below to learn about the eligibility, submission guidelines and to access the entry form for the Betty G. Headley Award.
 
Congratulations to our 2021 Winners!

COURSE RELATED ESSAY

 

FIRST PLACE

Gillian Adrianne Wagenaar

“The Coxswain’s Widow: Charity, Wisdom, and the Working Class in the Life and Death of James Maynard”  

 

 

PERSONAL ESSAY

 

FIRST PLACE - TIE

 

Valerie Josic 

 “Better a Cracked Voice” 

 

Yasmina Mashmoushi 

 “The Path Less Travelled: A Personal Essay”