Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners! We know our winners will have an interesting and educational experience in the research laboratory this summer and we encourage them to write another short essay on how they felt about their internship and will post them here later this summer.

Essay Title Name School Yearsort descending Internship Experience
Animal Testing: Preventing a Silent World Elizabeth Webber Page High School 2004 Internship at Barrow Neurological Institute
A Long Time To Diagnose – A Short Time To Resolve: My Mother’s Story Elise Marsh Catalina Foothills High School 2005 Internship at University of Arizona
Biomedical Research in Stents Lauren Myers Catalina Foothills High School 2005 Internship at University of Arizona
Prednisone and It’s Effects Upon My Family Michael Weber Academy of Tucson High School 2006 Internship at University of Arizona
My Little Saviors: Biomedical Research and Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Chris Jackson Phoenix Country Day School 2009 Behavioral Genetics Lab at Barrow Neurological Institute
A Cure in Sight Molly Kuper Chaparral High School 2009 Behavioral Genetics Lab at Barrow Neurological Institute
A Memory, a Gift for Life Claire Yeoman Canyon Del Oro High School 2009 University of Arizona, Down Syndrome Research Group
A Cure for Our Dust: Animal Testing Leads to New Developments in Treatments for Valley Fever Megan Whitley Scottsdale Preparatory Academy 2015 ASU Honeycutt Human Mobility Lab
Breathtaking Break Throughs in Asthma Research Bethany Kasprzyk Chandler Preparatory Academy 2016 Neurobiology Hamm Laboratory at Barrow Neurological Institute
Soul Awakened: The Beasts Who Helped Us Beat Leukemia Anivarya Kumar BASIS Ahwatukee 2016 Neurobiology Hamm Laboratory at Barrow Neurological Institute
How Animal Testing has Improved Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis Corryn Barter University High School 2017 UA Latt Human Movement & Biomechanics Lab
The Pleasure in My Life Vijay Viswanath Hamilton High School 2017 Neurobiology Hamm Laboratory at Barrow Neurological Institute
Of Determination and Dreams Christina Wang Chaparral High School 2017 UA Yuan Pulmonary Hypertension Lab
Hearts that Stopped so Mine Could Beat Hannah Moncrief Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center 2017 Neurobiology Hamm Laboratory at Barrow Neurological Institute