RCSUSA Winners of Essay Competition

RCSUSA was honored to have 22 of our students awarded Gold, Silver, or Bronze awards from The RCS in the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition! RCSUSA selected first, second, and third place winners in both the Junior and Senior categories from among our participants. Each of these students will receive a monetary award. Katie Westbrook, our first place winner in the Senior Category, was a Gold Level Finalist in the international competition. Congratulations to all of our participants – we were impressed with all of the entries!


Senior Category:

First Place – Katie Westbrook, Mississippi School of the Arts (currently University of Iowa)

Second Place – Donald Rogers, Oxford High School

Third Place – Sara Beauti, Oak Grove High School


Junior Category:

First Place – Grace O’Grady, Hernando Middle School

Second Place – Navaneeth Srinath, Oxford Middle School

Third Place – Carson May, Northwest Rankin Middle School