The annual Public Speaking Competition took place on Saturday, March 3, in the Chapel.
The 2018 McKinney Prize recipients and their topics are:
- Class of 2018: Conor O’Shea, “Stand for Something: Reinvigorating Student Advocacy on Hamilton's Honors Court”
- Class of 2019: Emily Aviles, “A Crash Course in Psychological Self Defense”
- Class of 2020: Federico Pollevick, “Pub Power as a Tool for Free Speech”
- Class of 2021: Honor Allen, “Waving (then Dropping, then Tripping Over) the White Flag: A Surrender to Awkwardness”
The 2018 Clark Prize recipient is Ryan Bloom ’18, whose winning presentation was titled “Don’t Follow the Yellow Brick Road: A Defense of the Open Curriculum.”
The 2018 Warren Wright Prize recipient is Noam Barnhard ’18. His topic was “Now I know My ABCs.”