Gerald R. Ford High School Essay Challenge, 2012



Top Three Essays
Grady Sertic

First Place: Grady Sertic
Portage Central High School
12th Grade

An Examination of Leadership

Samatha Dickson

Second Place: Samantha Kay Dickson
Allendale High School
11th Grade


Leadership: Guiding the Future

Sarah Hartlieb

Third Place: Sarah Hartlieb
Schoolcraft High School
12th Grade

Dear Coach

Honorable Mentions:

Read Amanda Beyer's essay Read Maggie VanZalen's essay Read Karrie Ybema's essay


Finalists and their essays (pdf):

Adrian Hernandez
Ashley Doolittle
Daniel Capodilupo
Elliot Mueller
Jacob Lumsden
Jordan Stickler
Kate Bennett
Lauren Tomasunas
Lexa Muehlbauer
Melissa DeWitt
Samantha Lown
Valeria Hernandez